Agriculture Cluster

Speaker at the Agriculture Cluster Conference
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Aim and Scope

In February 2018 the DAAD Cairo Office hosted its first Agriculture Cluster conference. COSIMENA organised a 2 day conference on challenges and proposed solutions in the agriculture field and connected scientists and research from Germany and the region.

Our Activities

Public Lecture: Towards Sustainable Agricultural Practices in Africa

On the evening of June 15th, 2021, the DAAD Regional Office Cairo held the Public Lecture "Towards Sustainable Agricultural Practices in Africa" organised by COSIMENA.

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PRIMA Virtual Matchmaking Session 2021

Within the scope of COSIMENA, the DAAD Regional Office Cairo is supporting the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) initiative on March 22nd from 10:00am to 12:00pm with its „Virtual Matchmaking Session 2021“.

Speaker at a COSIMENA Workshop

COSIMENA sets the stage for PRIMA Match Making in 2020

On March 4th at the DAAD Cairo Regional Office in Zamalek highlighted in its workshop “COSIMENA sets the stage for PRIMA Match Making in 2020” the funding opportunities available to help combat the challenges facing the Mediterranean region as the environmental and social changes, including climate change, population growth, water scarcity, unsustainable agricultural practices, and a lack of innovation, have put a strain on the sustainable and healthy development of the region.

Participants at the ByPalma Conference

ByPalma Conference

From 15–17 December 2018, the 1st World Conference on By-Products of Palm Trees and Their Applications (ByPalma) took place in Aswan, where COSIMENA supported experts from Germany and the MENA region.

COSIMENA Conference

Expert Session on Smart Agriculture in Arid Regions (Sudan)

COSIMENA organised the first Agriculture Cluster event in Sudan on 19 November 2018, that brought together a group of experts to discuss “Smart Agriculture in Arid Regions”.

Participant with a brochure at a COSIMENA conference

International Congress on Food Safety and Human Health

COSIMENA supported the “First International Congress on Food Safety and Human Health” from 16–17 April 2018 in Mansoura, which was organised by Mansoura University in cooperation with the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover.

Participants at the Agriculture Cluster conference


COSIMENA brought together a fine lineup of experts in agriculture from Egypt, Germany and Sudan for the official launch of its new Cluster on Agriculture from 21–22 February 2018.


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