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Regional Process INR.2.1.AF

Water and food security in a changing world: regional perspectives / Water for food security and energy in Eastern Africa

· Coordinator :
Global Water Partnership Eastern Africa (GWPEA)

Addressing the challenges of water and food security is a priority issue in Eastern and Horn of Africa Region. The whole Region is commonly characterized by economic or physical water scarcity, water productivity in agriculture and throughout the food chain, sustainability of ecosystems and the necessary adoption of a water-energy-food nexus approach are identified. While specific priorities and responses reflect the regions’ and sub-regions’ diverse climate, natural resources, demographics, socio-economic development dynamics, agricultural policies, farming systems, irrigation and related policies and investments and regulatory frameworks.
The region can also build on and benefit from shared knowledge, exchanges of experience, innovative approaches and inter-regional cooperation.
In this session, regional actors will present in slots, the overviews of their experiences, challenges, threats and opportunities related to water and food security and the Nexus, and discuss solutions, recommendations and priority actions to address them in their respective region and sub-regions. This dialogue will be enriched by exchanges with participants from all regions. Panels and plenary discussions will further explore differences and commonalities and the potential for inter-regional cooperation.

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Session Data

· Date :
April 13, 2015 (월)
· Time :
09:40~11:00
· Venue :
GHC_106
GYEONGJU - HICO
1F Room 101,102
· Session Code :
INR.2.1.AF
· Language :
English
French