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Fellow
Bahri
Akiça (Akissa)
Current position: 
Professor
Current nationality: 
Tunisia
Current residence: 
Tunisia
Affiliation/Institution: 
National Agricultural Institute of Tunisia (INAT)
Biodata: 
Akissa Bahri currently serves as Professor at the National Agricultural Institute of Tunisia. She was the Coordinator of the African Water Facility from 2010-2015, and the Director for Africa at the International Water Management Institute, based in Accra, Ghana, from 2005-2010. Prior to that, she was Director of Research at the National Research Institute for Agricultural Engineering, Water and Forestry in Tunis, Tunisia. She has academic and professional experience in water resources management and the agricultural use of marginal waters, biosolids and their impacts on the environment. She has received international honors from the Guinness Foundation (1984), the International Foundation for Science (1993), the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (1996), and the 2009 "Prof. C.N.R. Rao Prize for Scientific Research". She was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of California at Davis in 2005. She holds an Agricultural Engineer degree from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Agronomie de Toulouse, France, a Doctor-Engineer degree from the Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France, and a Ph.D. in Water Resources Engineering from Lund University.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
2 - Zero hunger
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
6 - Clean water and sanitation
11 - Sustainable cities and communities
12 - Responsible consumption and production
13 - Climate action
Keywords: 
Water Quality, Water Reuse, Land Application of Biosolids, Integrated Water Resources Management, Integrated Urban Water Management
Past nationality: 
Tunisia
Elected
2003
Place of Birth: 
Tunis
Country of birth: 
Tunisia
Section:
01-Agricultural Sciences
Last updated on 02/03/2018