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2018

2018

3-14 December 2018 - COP24 - Katowice, Poland


October 2018 - WASAG to be tabled during the meeting of the Committee on Agriculture (COAG) - Rome, Italy - Expected achievement: WASAG to request endorsement from Member States as a mechanism to address water scarcity in agriculture


3rd WASAG Partners meeting - 30 August 2018 - 16:00-16:30 - Room: FH Cabaret - World Water Week, Stockholm, Sweden - Expected achievement: A Steering Committee is expected to replace the current Interim Steering committee


The Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture : Achievements  - 30 August 2018 - 14:00-15:30 - Room: FH Cabaret - World Water Week, Stockholm, Sweden - Expected achievement: WASAG is supported and endorsed by stakeholders and partners, with a room packed to full capacity


Innovative Financing Mechanisms for Water Scarcity in Agriculture - 29 August 2018 - 16:00-17:30 - Room: FH 307 - World Water Week, Stockholm, Sweden - Expected achievement: Mechanisms for facilitating access to funding of projects addressing water scarcity in agriculture are highlighted 


Better water scarcity management for food security and nutrition-sensitive agriculture - 29 August 2018 - 09:00-10:30 - Room: FH Cabaret - World Water Week, Stockholm, Sweden -  Expected achievement: Options for coping with water scarcity to achieve food security and nutrition are presented


Rural Communities on the Move: Facing Water Scarcity and Migration - 27 August 2018 - 14:00-15:30 - Room FH 202 - World Water Week, Stockholm, Sweden - Expected achievement: Opportunities for addressing water and migration are highlighted


Interim Steering Committee and Steering Committee Meeting - 27 August 2018 - 11:30-13:00 - Location: TBD - World Water Week, Stockholm, Sweden 


 #SIWI Sofa: WASAG - Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture - - 26 August 2018 - 12:00-12:30 - Location TBD - World Water Week, Stockholm, Sweden 


28 May 2018 - Consultation Meeting on the Establishment of a WASAG Working Group on Salinity in Agriculture - FAO HQ, Rome, Italy 


25 April 2018 - Workshop on drought management - FAO HQ, Rome, Italy


23 April 2018 - Celebration of 1st Anniversary of WASAG - FAO HQ, Rome, Italy


23 April 2018 - Workshop on Water and Nutrition - FAO, HQ, Rome, Italy 


18-24 March 2018 - WASAG Working Groups Meetings - World Water Forum 8, Brasilia, Brazil - Achievements: Six working groups of WASAG met to discuss their activities


22 March 2018 - WASAG Special Event - World Water Forum 8, Brasilia, Brazil - Achievements: An special event with the participation of Italy, Spain, Israel and USAID  (with a room filled to full capacity)


22 March 2018 - 3rd WASAG Partners Meeting - World Water Forum 8, Brasilia, Brazil - Achievements: Partners are briefed about the progress of WASAG and the workplan and upcoming event


20 March 2018 - MoU Spain and FAO - Word Water Forum 8, Brasilia, Brazil - Achievements: Agreement signed for Spain  to support a capacity development programme


18 March 2018 - 6th WASAG Interim Steering Committee Meeting - World Water Forum 8, Brasilia, Brazil


February 2018 - 5th WASAG Interim Steering Committee Meeting - Online conference/Skype meeting


January 2018 - GFFA meeting - Berlin, Germany - Achievements: WASAG is mentioned in the FAO DG speech and a WASAG flyer on water scarcity and livestock is distributed

2017

2017

November 2017 - 4th WASAG Interim Steering Committee Meeting - Online conference/Skype meeting  


November 2017 - COP23 - Bonn, Germany - Achievements: WASAG features at the Agriculture Action Day, including with a video.


October 2017 - Meeting of the Bureau of the Committee on Agriculture (COAG) - Rome, Italy - Achievements: WASAG was presented to the Committee on Agriculture (COAG) Bureau for the first time


September 2017 - UNCCD’s COP13: Predict, Plan and Prepare: How to Stop Drought Becoming Famine - Ordos, China - Achievements: WASAG recommended by the COP 13 as a mechanism to support countries in developing their drought management strategies


 August 2017 - WASAG Showcase - Stockholm, Sweden - Achievements: WASAG is supported and endorsed by stakeholders and partners, with a room packed to full capacity


August 2017 - 3rd WASAG Interim Steering Committee Meeting - Stockholm, Sweden - Achievements: The Terms of Reference of WASAG was adopted by FAO and the ISC. The ISC established the first WASAG working groups


June 2017 - 2nd WASAG Interim Steering Committee Meeting - Online conference/Skype meeting


June 2017 - International Seminar on Drought and Agriculture - Rome, Italy - Achievements: Strategies was discussed to help countries to predict, plan and prepare for droughts


April 2017 - Interim Steering Committee Meeting - Rome, Italy - Achievements: The Interim Steering Committee was established and the Rome statement was adopted


April 2017 - 1st WASAG Partners Meeting - Rome, Italy - Achievements: More than 100 partners attend the meeting with the adoption of the Rome statement


January 2017 - GFFA meeting - Berlin, Germany - Achievements: Endorsement by the 83 Ministers of Agriculture  


January 2017 - G20 meeting - Bonn, Germany - Achievements: Endorsement by the G20 Ministers of Agriculture

2016

2016

November 2016 - WASAG Launch - COP22, Marrakech, Morocco - Achievements: Launch of WASAG by the FAO Director General