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1st Wasag international forum on water scarcity in agriculture

Cabo Verde, in collaboration with Italy and FAO, will host the up and coming WASAG International Forum 1st International Forum on Water Scarcity in Agriculture.
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  • When Mar 19, 2019 to Mar 22, 2019
  • Where Praia, Cabo Verde
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Cabo Verde, in collaboration with Italy and FAO, will host the up and coming WASAG International Forum 1st International Forum on Water Scarcity in Agriculture to be held in Praia, Cabo Verde from 19 to 22 March 2019, to coincide with the celebrations of the World Water Day 2019 which this year adopts the theme of ‘Leaving no one behind’.
The forum aims at identifying concrete – practical, innovative and collaborative- solutions to address water scarcity in agriculture in a changing climate. With a focus on Cabo Verde, Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and West African countries, the forum is expected to illustrate how water scarcity in agriculture can be addressed and turned into an opportunity for sustainable development, food and nutrition security. Focus areas are:

  1. Water and Migration
  2. Drought Preparedness
  3. Financing Mechanisms for sustainable management of water resources
  4. Water and Nutrition
  5. Sustainable Agriculture Water Use
  6. Saline Agriculture
    Interested individuals and organizations can submit technical contributions (papers or posters) to WASAG-registration@fao.org. Organizations or group of organizations can also submit proposals for a side event.
    The due date for all the submissions is 10 February 2019. More info is available here

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published on 2019/01/23 10:13:08 GMT+0 last modified 2019-01-23T10:13:08+00:00