Knowing water better: towards fairer and more sustainable access to natural resources - KnoWat

Workshop "Promoting Water Tenure for Food Security, Climate Resilience and Equity" (28-29 June 2022 - Berlin, Germany and online)

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) invites you to join a workshop on “Promoting Water Tenure for Food Security, Climate Resilience and Equity”,  28-29 June 2022 in Berlin, Germany and online (hybrid format).

The event will cover the incipient and promising concept of “water tenure” and its role in managing water resources and in its impacts on people’s food security and livelihoods. Various practitioners will illustrate the topics with practical insights from case studies from around the world.  The workshop builds on results of the project “Knowing water better - towards fairer and more sustainable access to natural resources – KnoWat” funded by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture of Germany (BMEL) and implemented by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

The workshop aims to:

  • Increase awareness about water tenure and its relevance for equitable and sustainable development,
  • Explain why and how the use of a water tenure approach can help to address water and related challenges
  • Explore avenues of how different actors can help to promote awareness and mainstreaming good governance of water tenure

The hybrid event will take place on-line and on-site in the Schankhalle Pfefferberg in Berlin, Germany. The number of both on-line and on-site participants is limited. Please reserve your spot by contacting Sabine Blumstein at your earliest convenience. Please indicate if you would like to participate in presence or remotely.

Please note that if you plan to attend in person, you need to cover any travel and accommodation expenses.


Made with the financial contribution of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture

Organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in collaboration with:

♦ Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ)

On behalf of:

♦ German Institute of Development and Sustainability

♦ adelphi

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