In 2003, the partnership between the National Training Centre for Water Professions (CNFME) and the International Centre on Environmental Technologies of Tunis (CITET), which depends on the Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Water Resources, widely developed.
Therefore, this year enabled IOWater to organise 2 seminars in Tunis , dealing with the topics : "Design of pumping stations in sanitation" and "Treatment of industrial effluents".
As a continuation to these seminars, the CNFME is now helping the CITET in its technical assistance assignments and audits in the water sector and industry : follow-up and validation of several technical assistance studies carried by the CITET (surface treatment, paperboard industry, agri-food industry, etc.) and joint audits of industrial wastewater treatment plants in Tunisia .
On the other hand, CITET has started optimising its training quality to obtain the ISO 9001 certification in 2004 and requested the CNFME’s experience in this field.
It is to be reminded that the CNFME has been certified ISO 9001/BVQI for several years.
This collaboration on the topic of quality management included three steps :
All these activities are financed by GTZ (German Co-operation to Development).
In 2004, this co-operation should increase, especially regarding the following projects :