Erasmus + project

Master Water Resources and Environmental Risks in African Metropolises

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    It's almost back to school at INP-HB!

    MAREMA, the “MAster Environmental Water and Risk Resources in the African Metropolises” will soon open its doors at the Institut Polytechnique Félix Houphoüet Boigny (Ivory Coast). Targeted Specialty: Water Resources and Hydrological Risks

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    Published 27/09/2018
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    The MOOC in French on soil hydrodynamics

    This September 3, 2018 was launched the third edition of our MOOC in French on soil hydrodynamics. This free course, prepared by 8 teacher-researchers from European and African Francophone universities with the support of RESCIF (Network of Excellence of Engineering Sciences)....

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    Published 06/09/2018
  • the MAREMA master model only needs now to be accredited

    The mid-term workshop of the MAREMA Erasmus + Capacity Building project (MAster Regional Water Resources and Environmental Risks in African Metropolises) was held in Abidjan from 17 to 20 April 2018. Hosted by Nangui Abrogoua University, the workshop brought together about twenty representatives ....

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    Published 03/05/2018
  • a successful field school around the Lagune d'Aghien

    From February 5 to 9, 2018, the peri-urban basin of the Djibi river followed since 2015 as part of the project Lagune Aghien: a drinking water resource for the city of Abidjan? Was part of a field school organized by the University Nangui Abrogoua (UNA) and the IRD. Ten students selected at the end of the first year of the UNA's GeoSciences and Environment Master's course alternated for one week, field practices and interpretations at the University.

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    Published 02/05/2018






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The project

The MAREMA project aim is to improve the quality of higher education to better respond to technical and scientific challenges related to water resources management and environmental risks in major African cities.

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The objective of the project is to create a common master course with the 5 African universities partners of the project to better respond to the scientific and technical challenges of the management of water resources and environmental risks in the African metropolises.

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A joint master's degree at the 5 African universities partners: Abomey Calavi University, Nangui Abrogoua University, Houphouët Boigny National Polytechnic Institute, Yaoundé I University, Ngaoundere University

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Link With Research

One of the original features of MAREMA is the ambition to consolidate the training component of a network of competencies that is already operational on the scientific level in the partner countries and to create high level training on water resources and associated risks .

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The training will address the issue of water resources management and environmental risks in terms of the spatiotemporal continuum of urban environments - peri-urban environments - rural areas.

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