Call for Paper: International Conference on Policies for Water and Food Security in the Dry Areas, 2013

cairo 2013We (ICARDA, ARC, IFAD, FAO) welcome conceptual papers, empirical research, case studies and success stories. Papers should focus on one of the conference’s emerging issues and potential solutions. The conference will be held in 24-26 June 2013, Cairo, Egypt.

Sound policies for food security and agricultural water management are critical for national economies – and particularly for dryland areas, where water resources are already scarce, and declining rapidly.

Conference Themes

  • Theme 1 – Incentives for sustainable and efficient water allocation and management
  • Theme 2 – Interactions between water management, food production & employment opportunities
  • Theme 3 – Policies for enhancing food security

Abstracts (maximum 500 words) should be submitted by 20th April 2013, presentation on at the conference, authors will be requested to submit full papers by 15th May 2013.

Conference secretariat: To register or submit an abstract, please contact: CWFDA@cgiar.org

 

For more details and post source: http://www.icarda.org/water-and-food-security-conference?goback=%2Egde_2859480_member_219404556

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3 responses

  1. Bhola Man Singh Basnet | Reply

    I want to present paper related with food security but need sponsorship, if possible, please reply me in my e-mail address: basnetbms@gmail.com
    – Bhola Man Singh Basnet
    Principal Scientist (Agronomy)
    Nepal

    1. Dear sir

      Thanks for your query, please contact Conference Secretariat (CWFDA@cgiar.org) for more details and particularly on your eagerness to the conference.

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