ALIBOU JAMAL, Prof.

ALIBOU JAMAL, Prof.After university studies on natural sciences and a doctorate in 1987 in water and planning sciences in France, Dr Jamal ALIBOU joined in 1988 the Moroccan central administration in charge of the water management. He was involved in many projects of high importance concerning both quantitative and qualitative aspects of the water management. In 1994 he joined the Hassania High School for Public Works for Engineers (EHTP) where he gives until now many courses and participating in the cursus of the engineers that are going to work thereafter in the sector of civil engineering, water management and planning and environment. He also participated within his school (EHTP) in various scientific activities at national and international level. He also made many consultations on the aspects of water quality management, wastewater treatment plant design and the impact on the environment. As an expert-consultant in water resources and environment, he realized different reports on the state of the environment of the country as well as studies on the impact of climate change on the sector of the environment and in the sector of water that served to the confection of the first and second national communications of the country to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). He is since 2001 member of the Scientific and Technical National Committee on Climate Change and represented his country at different COPs. He was involved in 2009 as Independent expert assessor for the proposals of researches for the European Commission 7th Framework Programme concerning the Theme 6 "Environment (included Climate change)”. He has more than 25 years of work experience on management of water resources and 15 years of work experience on the impact of Climate Change on natural resources (specially on water sector), on Environment and on Human Health and adaptation strategies. He has design many national projects to adapt to climate change impacts and realize numerous reports on the vulnerability and adaptation to climate change.