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2nd International Peri-Urban Conference
26 November 2017 - 29 November 2017
Theme: Shaping Development and Sustainability in Peri-Urban Environments
The Water Research Commission and the Water Institute of Southern Africa is happy to host Peri-Urban 2017, the second International conference to the continent of Africa. The conference will be supported by the Water Innovations Division of WISA.
Objective of the conference
The aim of this conference is to connect professionals, academics and decision-makers from different sectors and disciplines, and provide a platform for sharing knowledge on water, energy, food, and land planning and development. It will provide discussion platforms to explore and analyse modern and new peri-urban planning, design and service paradigms which seek integration, co-ordination, protection of ecosystems and natural resources with concomitant equitable socio-economic development.