Third International Forum on Water and Food Overview Amanda Harding
 
The Big Question <ul><li>Is Agriculture and NRM R4D relevant and pertinent to addressing current and future water and food...
The IFWF3 objectives … and how <ul><li>Objectives : </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure  cross-basin learning  across key common area...
Six basins and their specific BDC’s Andes increase productivity & reduce conflicts selected basins  benefit-sharing mechan...
Opportunities to Contribute, e.g. Volta BDC Opening-day success stories Inspiring 5 mn introductions G-Eau and partners 1 ...
IFWF3: Agenda
>  3/4 per project < July 15th 2011   Submit to IFWF3 Organising Committee by 15 July 2011
<ul><li>www.waterandfood.org /ifwf3 </li></ul><ul><li>Amanda Harding </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
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Overview of the CPWF 3rd International Forum on Water and Food.

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  1. 1. Third International Forum on Water and Food Overview Amanda Harding
  2. 3. The Big Question <ul><li>Is Agriculture and NRM R4D relevant and pertinent to addressing current and future water and food challenges? </li></ul><ul><li>From a Project Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>From a Basin/regional Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>From an African perspective… </li></ul><ul><li>From a Global perspective </li></ul>
  3. 4. The IFWF3 objectives … and how <ul><li>Objectives : </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure cross-basin learning across key common areas </li></ul><ul><li>Take stock of the opportunities and challenges and anticipated significant results with a view to further improvements across all basins, and potential scaling up and out </li></ul><ul><li>Further strengthen confidence, vision and identity across the CPWF community </li></ul><ul><li>How: </li></ul><ul><li>Use Topic Working Groups – common areas as entry point for exchanges </li></ul><ul><li>Capitalize integrated basin-based research </li></ul><ul><li>Assess progress for each of the BDC’s </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight past, emerging or present significant results </li></ul><ul><li>Anticipate key emerging messages (project to basin, Africa to global) </li></ul>
  4. 5. Six basins and their specific BDC’s Andes increase productivity & reduce conflicts selected basins benefit-sharing mechanisms Ganges increase resilience coastal areas Integrated Agri- & Aquaculture systems Limpopo increase productivity & reduce poverty rainwater and small infrastructures improving management Mekong reduce poverty large reservoirs optimizing water use Nile strenghten rural livelihoods rainwater landscape approach Volta increase productivity & reduce poverty rainwater and small reservoirs improving management
  5. 6. Opportunities to Contribute, e.g. Volta BDC Opening-day success stories Inspiring 5 mn introductions G-Eau and partners 1 Basin messages & TWGs sessions selected presentations + open list of short talks Gh: WRI + SARI Bf: 2iE + INERA 4 Share fair & exchange events material for unformal discussions All US$ 14,000
  6. 7. IFWF3: Agenda
  7. 8. > 3/4 per project < July 15th 2011 Submit to IFWF3 Organising Committee by 15 July 2011
  8. 9. <ul><li>www.waterandfood.org /ifwf3 </li></ul><ul><li>Amanda Harding </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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