The event brings together over 400 researchers, practitioners, policymakers, farmers, faculty, students, thought leaders and industry experts to explore “Water for Food Security: From Local Lessons to Global Impacts,” a theme inspired by the notion that global breakthroughs come from local action.Participants can expect three full days of learning and networking.
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View and download photos from the event here: 2017 Water for Food Global Conference Photo Album
More AudioRemarks - Hank Bounds, President, University of Nebraska Worldwide Freshwater Water Quality - Alan Kolok, Nebraska Watershed Network The Role of World Bank - Steven Schonberger, World Bank Water in Small Scale Systems - Sithembile Mwamakamba, South Africa Ag in a Water-limited World - Ann Bartuska, USDA Chasing Water in Changing World - Brian Richter, Nature Conservancy Irrigation & Value Chain Development - Chandra Madramootoo, McGill University Groundwater Governance from Field to Global Scales Panel Heuermann Lecture - Arthur Gen Kawamura, former California Sec of Ag Closing Panel - 9 Words to Wrap Up Conference
Upscaling Solutions: Expanding Access to Irrigation for Smallholders in Sub-Saharan Africa
Timothy Williams, International Water Management Institute
Joseph Ayembilla, Catholic Diocese of Navrongo-Bolgatanga, Ghana Richard Berkland, Valmont Industries
Meredith Giordano, International Water Management Institute Ruth Meinzen-Dick, International Food Policy Research Institute Sithembile Mwamakamba, Food Ag & Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network