2010 CONSULTING PARTNERS MEETINGExploring the role of water security in regional economic development<br />Dr Mohamed AIT ...
Creating platforms for regional cooperation<br />13 Regional Water Partnerships<br />73 Country Water Partnerships<br />2,...
Water as a catalyst for regional cooperation<br />
  «but the  water problems of our world need not be only a cause of tension; they can also be a catalyst for cooperation…I...
Plan of this talk<br /><ul><li>Why the present Age of Globalisation should be supplemented by an Age of Global/Regional Co...
What are the drivers of Regional Water Cooperation?
What are the key implications for GWP? </li></ul>5<br />
Why global/regionalcooperation?<br /><ul><li>Problems are interconnected
Cannot be solved by 1 country </li></ul>Mohamed AIT KADI GWP/TEC<br />
<ul><li>The problems are interconnected</li></ul>Water<br />Climate<br />Change<br />Energy<br />Agriculture<br />Mohamed ...
8<br />Agriculture-Water-Climate Change nexus<br />WATER<br />Rainfed / Irrigation<br />Green Water/Blue Water<br />IWRM<b...
<ul><li>Problems can’t be solved by countries acting in isolation</li></ul>Source: von Braun 2008 with data from FAO 2008 ...
Diverse policy responses to food crisis<br />Source: von Braun 2008 with data from IMF, FAO, and news reports, 2007-08.<br />
The age of consequences <br />Mohamed AIT KADI GWP/TEC<br />
The volatility in food prices in 2008 should be treated as a warning sign of what is to come!<br />Riots<br />Mohamed AIT ...
Opportunities for Water Cooperation<br />C.W. Sadoff, D. Grey / Water Policy (2002)<br />
Plan of this talk<br /><ul><li>Why the present Age of Globalisation should be supplemented by an Age of Global/Regional Co...
What are the drivers of Regional Water Cooperation?
What are the key implications for GWP? </li></ul>14<br />
Geography<br />Resources endowment/variability<br />Trade<br />Democracy & Governance<br />Power asymmetries<br />Diplomat...
Resources endowments<br />coopCoop<br />wsS<br />
Climate change impact on resources endowment & variability<br />Model-Projected Runoff Change (%)<br />[(2041-2060)-(1900-...
Increasing risk<br />Global Development Center<br />
Trade<br />
Trade<br />
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Exploring the role of water security in regional economic development,2010 Consulting Partners Meeting, Stockholm,September 2010

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2010 CONSULTING PARTNERS MEETING
Dr Mohamed AIT KADI
Technical Committee Chair
Stockholm, September 2010

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Exploring the role of water security in regional economic development,2010 Consulting Partners Meeting, Stockholm,September 2010

  1. 1. 2010 CONSULTING PARTNERS MEETINGExploring the role of water security in regional economic development<br />Dr Mohamed AIT KADI<br />Technical Committee Chair <br />Stockholm, September 2010<br />
  2. 2. Creating platforms for regional cooperation<br />13 Regional Water Partnerships<br />73 Country Water Partnerships<br />2,069 Partners in 149 countries<br />
  3. 3. Water as a catalyst for regional cooperation<br />
  4. 4. «but the water problems of our world need not be only a cause of tension; they can also be a catalyst for cooperation…If we work together, a secure and sustainable water future can be ours…  » Kofi Annan<br />
  5. 5. Plan of this talk<br /><ul><li>Why the present Age of Globalisation should be supplemented by an Age of Global/Regional Cooperation?
  6. 6. What are the drivers of Regional Water Cooperation?
  7. 7. What are the key implications for GWP? </li></ul>5<br />
  8. 8. Why global/regionalcooperation?<br /><ul><li>Problems are interconnected
  9. 9. Cannot be solved by 1 country </li></ul>Mohamed AIT KADI GWP/TEC<br />
  10. 10. <ul><li>The problems are interconnected</li></ul>Water<br />Climate<br />Change<br />Energy<br />Agriculture<br />Mohamed AIT KADI GWP/TEC<br />
  11. 11. 8<br />Agriculture-Water-Climate Change nexus<br />WATER<br />Rainfed / Irrigation<br />Green Water/Blue Water<br />IWRM<br />Scarcity/Droughts/Floods<br />FS<br />Mitigation /<br />Adaptation<br />Ag. Reforms<br />Yield declines<br />Crop and livestock losses<br />Change in agricultural geography<br />Biofuels<br />CLIMATE<br />CHANGE<br />AGRICULTURE<br />Mohamed AIT KADI GWP/TEC<br />
  12. 12. <ul><li>Problems can’t be solved by countries acting in isolation</li></ul>Source: von Braun 2008 with data from FAO 2008 and IMF 2008.<br />
  13. 13. Diverse policy responses to food crisis<br />Source: von Braun 2008 with data from IMF, FAO, and news reports, 2007-08.<br />
  14. 14. The age of consequences <br />Mohamed AIT KADI GWP/TEC<br />
  15. 15. The volatility in food prices in 2008 should be treated as a warning sign of what is to come!<br />Riots<br />Mohamed AIT KADI GWP/TEC<br />
  16. 16. Opportunities for Water Cooperation<br />C.W. Sadoff, D. Grey / Water Policy (2002)<br />
  17. 17. Plan of this talk<br /><ul><li>Why the present Age of Globalisation should be supplemented by an Age of Global/Regional Cooperation?
  18. 18. What are the drivers of Regional Water Cooperation?
  19. 19. What are the key implications for GWP? </li></ul>14<br />
  20. 20. Geography<br />Resources endowment/variability<br />Trade<br />Democracy & Governance<br />Power asymmetries<br />Diplomatic relations<br />Political regimes<br />Colonial heritages….<br />Drivers of regional water cooperation<br />Mohamed AIT KADI GWP/TEC<br />
  21. 21. Resources endowments<br />coopCoop<br />wsS<br />
  22. 22. Climate change impact on resources endowment & variability<br />Model-Projected Runoff Change (%)<br />[(2041-2060)-(1900-1970)]<br />Coop<br />(Milly et al., 2005)<br />WS<br />
  23. 23. Increasing risk<br />Global Development Center<br />
  24. 24. Trade<br />
  25. 25. Trade<br />
  26. 26. Geography<br />Resources endowment/variability<br />Trade<br />Democracy & Governance<br />Power asymmetries<br />Diplomatic relations<br />Political regimes<br />Colonial heritages….<br />Drivers of regional water cooperation<br />Mohamed AIT KADI GWP/TEC<br />
  27. 27. Plan of this talk<br /><ul><li>Why the present Age of Globalisation should be supplemented by an Age of Global/Regional Cooperation ?
  28. 28. What are the drivers of Regional Water Cooperation?
  29. 29. What are the key implications for GWP? </li></ul>22<br />
  30. 30. Key implications for GWP <br /><ul><li>Promote water security within the water/food/energy/trade/economic development nexus.
  31. 31. Identify opportunities for building regional cooperation.
  32. 32. Encourage the inclusion of water on regional economic integration agendas.</li></ul> <br />Mohamed AIT KADI GWP/TEC<br />
  33. 33. Key implications for GWP <br /><ul><li>IWRM deserves constant reinforcement through technical and political requirements
  34. 34. Catalyse multisectoral platforms on development challenges and their solutions.
  35. 35. Nurture shared visions of the future that can serve as a basis for cooperation.</li></ul>Mohamed AIT KADI GWP/TEC<br />
  36. 36. Comment nourrir l’humanité?<br />

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