- Russia’s state owned Rusatom Smart Utilities, within the framework of Second Summit Russia–Africa Economic and Humanitarian Forum, signed the memorandum of understanding with Morocco.
- Based on the document, the parties plan to cooperate for the implementation of desalination, water conditioning and water purification projects.
“According to the UN, today more than two billion people suffer from lack of potable water. In order to solve this problem, considerable joint efforts are needed from both the public authorities and global corporations which have necessary competences. The signed memorandum expands cooperation with Morocco in the field of desalination and water conditioning and stipulates a possibility of implementation of joint projects with application of ROSATOM’s technologies aimed to provide the production sector and population of the region with green water,” said Kirill Komarov, First Deputy Director General for Development and International Business of the State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM.
Author: Bryan Groenendaal