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1st WASAG INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON WATER SCARCITY IN AGRICULTURE 19th -22nd March 2019, Cabo Verde

Published: 2019-01-25

International Foundation For Science (IFS) will participate in the 1st WASAG INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON WATER SCARCITY IN AGRICULTURE “Leaving no one behind” to be held on 19th -22nd March 2019, Praia, Cabo Verde.

IFS will participate in the first International Forum on Water Scarcity in Agriculture announced by WASAG. The forum will take place in Praia, Cabo Verde from 19 to 22 March 2019. The last day of the forum will coincide with the celebrations of the World Water Day 2019, with the theme “Leaving no one behind”, during which the World Water Development Report (WWDR) will be presented. 

The forum aims at identifying concrete – practical, innovative and collaborative- solutions to address water scarcity in agriculture in a changing climate. The Forum is open to partners, stakeholders, academics, practitioners, and policy makers from the public and private sectors and civil society.

Objectıves of the forum
• Raise awareness about the impacts of climate change, the importance of sustainable management on water in agriculture and of healthy ecosystems and their services.
• Identify the specific needs and agree on priority actions to address water scarcity in agriculture, focusing on SIDS and West African countries.
• Share experiences in addressing water scarcity in agriculture in the context of climate change.
• Establish collaboration between partners and stakeholders to ensure their commitment to finance priority actions.
• Mobilize resources to address the growing issues of water scarcity in agriculture in SIDS and the West African countries.

Deadline for submissions of papers or posters is: 10 February 2019

For more information and to access the Call for papers or posters and flyer to the event please see;

CALL FOR TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS (papers or posters) or SIDE EVENT PROPOSALS

Flyer of the 1st WASAG International Forum in Cabo Verde

 

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