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 beonly a cause of tension; theycanalsobe a catalyst for cooperation…If wew...
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
Cannotbesolvedby 1 country </li></li></ul><li><ul><li>The problems are interconnected</li></ul>Water<br />Climate<br />Cha...
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 />
The volatility in food prices in 2008 should be treated as a warning sign of what is to come!<br />Riots<br />
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 />
Trade<br />
Trade<br />
Geography<br />Resources endowment/variability<br />Trade<br />Democracy & Governance<br />Power asymmetries<br />Diplomat...
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Exploring the Role of Water security in Regional Economic Development presented by Dr Mohamed AIT KADI at Global Water Partnership Consulting Partners Meeting 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 beonly a cause of tension; theycanalsobe a catalyst for cooperation…If weworktogether, a secure and sustainable water future canbe 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. Cannotbesolvedby 1 country </li></li></ul><li><ul><li>The problems are interconnected</li></ul>Water<br />Climate<br />Change<br />Energy<br />Agriculture<br />
  10. 10. 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 />Yielddeclines<br />Cropand livestocklosses<br />Change in agricultural geography<br />Biofuels<br />CLIMATE<br />CHANGE<br />AGRICULTURE<br />
  11. 11. <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 />
  12. 12. Diverse policy responses to food crisis<br />Source: von Braun 2008 with data from IMF, FAO, and news reports, 2007-08.<br />
  13. 13. The age of consequences <br />
  14. 14. The volatility in food prices in 2008 should be treated as a warning sign of what is to come!<br />Riots<br />
  15. 15. Opportunities for Water Cooperation<br />C.W. Sadoff, D. Grey / Water Policy (2002)<br />
  16. 16. Plan of this talk<br /><ul><li>Why the present Age of Globalisation should be supplemented by an Age of Global/Regional Cooperation?
  17. 17. What are the drivers of Regional Water Cooperation?
  18. 18. What are the key implications for GWP? </li></ul>14<br />
  19. 19. 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 />
  20. 20. Resources endowments<br />coopCoop<br />wsS<br />
  21. 21. 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 />
  22. 22. Increasing risk<br />
  23. 23. Trade<br />
  24. 24. Trade<br />
  25. 25. 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 />
  26. 26. Plan of this talk<br /><ul><li>Why the present Age of Globalisation should be supplemented by an Age of Global/Regional Cooperation ?
  27. 27. What are the drivers of Regional Water Cooperation?
  28. 28. What are the key implications for GWP? </li></ul>22<br />
  29. 29. Key implications for GWP <br /><ul><li>Promote water security within the water/food/energy/trade/economic development nexus.
  30. 30. Identify opportunities for building regional cooperation.
  31. 31. Encourage the inclusion of water on regional economic integration agendas.</li></ul> <br />
  32. 32. Key implications for GWP <br /><ul><li>IWRM deserves constant reinforcement through technical and political requirements
  33. 33. Catalyse multisectoral platforms on development challenges and their solutions.
  34. 34. Nurture shared visions of the future that can serve as a basis for cooperation.</li></li></ul><li>Comment nourrir l’humanité?<br />

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