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6th World Water Forum
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Water Quality
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Water Scarcity
World Water Forum 6
Theme Water & Food Security
The 9 Targets
T1: Rainfed agriculture
T2: Irrigated agriculture
T3: Productivity
T4: Wastewater
T5: Water storage
T6: Planning
T7: Groundwater
T8: Food waste
T9: Small-holders
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Modernization of Irrigation Systems
Modernization of Irrigation Systems
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Topics 6th WORLD WATER FORUM – Marseille 2012
Your appointments on water and food security at the World Water Forum (tentative)

 

12 March 14.30-16.30 Launch of the United Nations World Water Development Report
13 March tbc High level roundtable – Water and Food Security
13 March tbc High level panel – The Water, Food and Energy Nexus

Theme 2.2
"Contribute to food security by optimal use of water”

14 March 11.00-13.00 Contribute to Food Security by Optimal Use of Water, an Introduction
14 March 11.00-13.00 From Target to solutions (1): Securing world food supplies through increased water storage systems (target 2.2.5)
14 March 14.30-16.30 From Target to Solutions (9): Groundwater: Boom or burst for agriculture? (target 2.2.7)
14 March 17.00-19.00 Multi-stakeholder Panel: Contribute to Food Security by Optimal Use of Water
15 March 8.30-10.30 From Target to Solutions (2): Sustainable productivity and lower costs of water management for food security at affordable prices for all
(target 2.2.3)
15 March 8.30-13.00 From Target to Solutions (3):Water savings and sustainable diets - Reducing post-harvest losses and food waste for multiple gains (joint session target 2.2.8 and target 3.2.4)
15 March 11.00-13.00 From Target to Solutions (4):using non-conventional waters for agriculture and aquaculture (target 2.2.4)
15 March 14.30-16.30 From Target to Solutions (5): A little rainfall can go a long way and could feed many more : act now (target 2.2.1)
15 March 14.30-16.30 From Target to Solutions (6): Make water work for small farmers also : an answer to food security & production challenges (target 2.2.9)
15 March 17.00-19.00 From Target to Solutions (7): Sustainable food security through increased productivity of irrigated agriculture (target 2.2.2)
15 March 17.00-19.00 From Target to Solutions (8): Optimal use of water for food security. Regional visions and local agricultural plans (target 2.2.6)
16 March 11.00-13.00 Synthesis Session on "Contribute to Food Security by Optimal Use of Water"

Other priority themes related to water and food (more information coming soon):

  • Priority 2.1: Balancing water uses
  • Priority 2.3: Harmonizing water and energy - in particular target 2.3.7 on biofuels
  • Priority 3.2: Adjusting pressures and footprints of human activities on water - in particular target 3.2.4 on water footprints
  • Priority CS2: Financing water for all

Regional perspectives with specific targets on water and food

  • Region Asia andPacific
  • Region Central Asia
  • Region Mediterranean
  • Region Arab states
  • Region Americas
 
 
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