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Conference on improving water productivity in the NENA region


The aim of the conference is to bring together experts working on improving water productivity from different perspectives to debate how Water Productivity improvements can reinforce agriculture sustainability as well as promoting economic development, maintaining social stability and protecting the environment in rural areas and cities.  


The conference will bring science and policy together in order to review the status of water productivity, the challenges and innovative solutions.  

The conference will focus on three main themes: 

1 Improving water productivity: progress made and innovations proposed to bridge the Water Productivity Gap 

2 Measuring water productivity and monitoring performance for sustainability 

3 Effectively communicating the benefits of water productivity

Expected output 

The main conference output will be a document highlighting the scientific evidence on the status of water productivity in the NENA region. The document will also highlight innovations and recommendation for bridging the water productivity gaps while developing sound environmental and social policies for sustainable agriculture programs.


More details: http://www.fao.org/neareast/regional-office/north-africa/conference-on-improving-water-productivity/en/