1st WASAG International Forum on Water Scarcity in Agriculture
Under the patronage of Cabo Verde and in collaboration with Italy and FAO, WASAG announces its 1st International Forum on Water Scarcity in Agriculture to be held in Praia, Cabo Verde from 19 to 22 March 2019, to coincide with the celebration of World Water Day 2019 which this year adopts the theme of ‘Leaving no one behind’.
The forum aims at identifying concrete – practical, innovative and collaborative- solutions to address water scarcity in agriculture in a changing climate. With a focus on Cabo Verde, Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and West African countries, the forum is expected to illustrate how water scarcity in agriculture can be addressed and turned into an opportunity for sustainable development and food and nutrition security. The Forum is open to partners, stakeholders, academics, practitioners, and policy makers from the public and private sectors and civil society.