On May 27, a discussion on possible entry points in the Iran water market took place in Bern. Presentations of Switzerland Global Entreprise and the Geneva Water Directorate were followed by insights from members of the SWP with experience in Iran. It was decided to conduct a further meeting at then end of this year. If you would be interested to join this discussion group, please contact us.
First, Nader Erfani from Switzerland Global Entreprise gave some overall explanations of Iran’s society and economy. Potential entry points into Iran’s market were also identified. The entire presentation can be found here.
Then, Sepidey Nayemi, from the Geneva Water Directorate presented the results from the study tour they conducted on the Karun River. The entire presentation can be found here. the study tour found the following needs:
- Water saving tools in agriculture
- Technical support for wastewater treatment plants
- Urbanwaste management (noth of Iran)
- Water quality and drinking water supply
- Water desalinization
The presentations were followed by discussion by the SWP members (from the academic, private and public sector) present at the meeting. There was a big interest in continuing the discussions and a follow-up meeting will thus be organized at the end of 2016.
If you are willing to join the discussion group, please drop us a line.