The 1st International Conference on Environmental Studies




South Valley University hosts The 1st International Conference for Environmental Studies held under the auspices of, Minister of State for Environmental Affairs Prof. Mostafa Hussein Kamel, Secretary General of the Association of Arab Universities Prof. Dr. Sultan Abu Orabi ,Governor of Qena Major General Adel Labib and President of the university Prof .Dr. Abbas Mansour in the period from 26 to 28 February 2012 in Qena and Luxor.

Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Khodary, Vice-President of South Valley University and Chairman of the Conference, confirmed the participation of several Arab countries as Algeria, Libya, Sudan, Iraq, Yemen, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, as well as researchers from various Egyptian universities with a lot of important research dealing with the issues of eco-tourism in Egypt and Eco friendly cities ,the role of agricultural extension in the rural enviذ\ش+ronment protection from pollution and the economic dimensions of environmental pollution , the effects of desertification on human resources and biodiversity in Red Sea and other research concerned with the environment in the Arab world .He added that opening of the conference will be held at the Conference Hall, South Valley University, Qena, and the rest of its meetings will be completed in Luxor.