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VicInAqua is a medium-scale focused research project that has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 689427.
11 partners from 7 European and African countries aims at developing an integrated approach for water management by providing an integral, sustainable, innovative, cost effective and robust solution for water sanitation combined with the demand for clean water in aquaculture and irrigation in the Lake Victoria basin.

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Intensive two days of local capacity building and awareness raising in Entebbe, Uganda

Focus (waste)water treatment and reuse, MBR, RAS

Partner NARO (National Agricultural Research Organization, Uganda) organised on 19-20 November 2018 several events showcasing VicInAqua innovations and solutions in the field of (waste)water treatment and reuse. Coordinator HsKA (Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany) assisted them by conducting the VicInAqua technical training on MBR (membrane bioreactor) technology as a tool for efficient and sustainable water treatment in the fields of sanitation and aquaculture.

  • 19 November: Information Session "The environmental impact of improved sanitation, aquaculture and fisheries" and MBR training.
  • 20 November: MBR training, two Round Tables on Gender & Aquaculture and Water Management & Policy, as well as two Study Visits of a MBR site in a fish processing plant in Ntinda, Kampala and of a RAS (recirculating aquaculture system) site for live fish marketing in Naguru, Kampala.

Read the full programme here. Read more about our various community events in which you can get involved here.