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Valenzano, Italy 14 to 17 February 2007

Water Saving in Mediterranean Agriculture and Future Research Needs

CIHEAM Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari

- Water Saving in Mediterranean Agriculture and Future Research Needs

  • The Conference will be held from 14 to 17 February 2007 at the CIHEAM (International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies) Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari, located in Valenzano, Italy

- Context

  • WASAMED is a Thematic Network founded by the European Commission with the objective to establish a platform for effective Mediterranean dialogue on water saving in agriculture, contributing to improved management of limited water resources and sustainable development in the Mediterranean Region.
  • The Network, coordinated by CIHEAM-Bari Institute, includes 42 partners from Universities, research centres decision and policy-making institutions and end-users associations from 16 countries (Algeria, Cyprus, Egypt, Germany, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Malta, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey).

- Objective

The Conference aims to bring together all relevant local and regional key-actors and scientists in order to discuss and identify the priorities in research to support national and regional strategies on water saving in the Mediterranean region.

- Themes

The Conference will include the following thematic sessions :

    • Water Use Efficiency and Water Productivity
    • Irrigation Systems Performance and Management
    • Use of Non-conventional Water Resources in Irrigated Agriculture
    • Innovative approaches and tools for water savingù
    • Socio-economic and environmental aspects of sustainable water management
    • Institutional and policy dimensions of water saving
    • Integrated strategies for water saving in Mediterranean region
    • Euro-Mediterranean cooperation : building up common water saving policies, strategies and priorities

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