food security

Workshop: Earth Observations and the Water Energy Food Nexus

Submitted by Cesar CARMONA-MORENO on 28 February, 2014 - 17:41
Start 25/03/2014 - 16:37 End 27/03/2014 - 16:37

Dear Colleague,

The European Space Agency, the Global Water Systems Project and the Food and Agricultural Organization invite you to a workshop on Earth observations and their contribution to the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus. The workshop will take place from 25-27 March 2014 at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy. It is aimed at reviewing and synthesizing the current state of Earth observation applications to WEF issues and the information needs of data users from across a range of sectors.

Water Week Latinoamerica- Gestión Estratégica del Agua: del Concepto a la Implementación

Submitted by Water Team on 27 June, 2012 - 10:05
Start 19/03/2013 - 09:55 End 22/03/2013 - 09:55


The “Brown Revolution”- securing food naturally.

Submitted by Water Team on 16 January, 2012 - 15:51

Everyone at least once heard in his life the words “Green Revolution” not as many could say to have heard about the “Brown Revolution”. The first revolution characterized the way of guaranteeing food production through new technologies such as improved crop varieties (HYVs) developed and widely used in developing countries in the middle of the 20th century.

Land and water grabbing- are we grasping the phenomenon?

Submitted by Water Team on 15 November, 2011 - 16:46

Not everybody is probably aware of what is currently happening to land acquisition in the developing world. It is normal not to be aware as not much information circulates in the news about these incredible facts, at least not as much as it should. This weekly brief will then try to put some light on the issue of land and water grabbing.


The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus, Bonn2011 Conference

Submitted by Water Team on 20 September, 2011 - 17:04
Start 16/11/2011 - 16:58 End 18/11/2011 - 16:58

The German Federal Government is organizing the international “Bonn2011 Conference: The Water Energy and Food Security Nexus – Solutions for the Green Economy” to be held from 16 to 18 November. The conference has been announced by German Chancellor Angela Merkel as a specific German contribution to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development “Rio2012”.

Climate Change, Water and Food Security

Submitted by Cesar CARMONA-MORENO on 7 June, 2011 - 14:21

The impacts of climate change on the global hydrological cycle are
expected to vary the patterns of demand and supply of water for

Water Crisis and choices: 11-14Oct 2010

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 11 October, 2010 - 12:04

How's your water? Share knowledge and explore solutions to ensure momentum and continuityof water developments up to and beyond 2015. This conference is the product of teamwork between ADB and many water partners that have contributed ideas, effort, and resources to plan a better water future for the Asia and Pacific region.


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