IFAT Africa

Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Refuse and Recycling

IFAT Africa is the leading environmental technology trade fair in sub-Saharan Africa focusing on water, sewage, waste and recycling. With an exhibition space of 6,000 square meters, IFAT Africa 2017 witnessed 152 exhibitors from 16 countries and 1,800 visitors from 38 countries. The next edition of the biennial event will take place from July 9 until 11, 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, co-located with analytica Lab Africa and food & drink technology Africa.


Venue: Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
Frequency: every two years
First edition: 2015
Next show: July 9-11, 2019

Water shortage a normality

Cape Town only managed to avoid its “Day Zero” last year thanks to extensive water-saving measures. This was the first time the residents of one of the world’s major cities had faced the threat of their water supply being cut off. Today, the shortage of water has become a normality but significant investment in the water infrastructure is required nonetheless.
From well construction to the upgrade of water pipes through to seawater desalination, IFAT Africa 2019 will present tailored solutions for sub-Saharan Africa. In order to confront this urgent problem with the greatest possible level of expertise, IFAT Africa and the Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA)—the country’s largest water and wastewater association—have come together for the first time to form a partnership, which aims to establish closer links between technology and expertise.

IFAT Africa 2017 in figures
– 152 exhibitors
– 1,800 visitors
– 6,000 square meters of exhibition space

Read the final report of IFAT Africa 2017.

For more details visit www.ifat-africa.com

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