"Water-Plant-Energy-Food Nexus in Two Arid Tropical Regions: Australian and Omani Experience", Oman

Symposium // "Water-Plant-Energy-Food Nexus in Two Arid Tropical Regions: Australian and Omani Experience", Oman

Organised by the College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences at Sultan Qaboos University and the University of Sydney.

A wide range of topics covered the interconnectedness of energy-water-food, optimisation of water utilisation, agribusiness & foreign direct investment, adaptation of native plants et al. The improvement of the cooperation between Oman and Australia was a background to the event.



Prof. Anvar Kacimov (SQU, CAMS)

Snapshot of CAMS Research and Extension Relevant to Agriculture in Arid and Hyper-arid Conditions of Oman


Dr. Mushtaque Ahmed (SQU, CAMS)

Objectives of the Symposium, Introduction of the Speakers


Prof. Mark Adams (UoS, Dean of CAE)

Legumes and their Role in Solving the Wicked Energy-Water-Food Problem


Presentation of Gifts to UoS delegation




Dr. Rashid Al-Yahyai (SQU, CAMS)

Optimizing Water Utilization for Improved Horticultural Crop Production in Oman


Assoc. Prof. Leanne Piggott (UoS, Business School)

GCC Food Security Investments and Australia's Appetite for Agribusiness Foreign Direct Investment


Prof. Mark Adams (UoS, Dean of CAE)

Recent Studies on Adaptation of Australian Native Plants to Drought and Poor Soils


Dr. Houcine Boughanmi (SQU, CAMS)

The Economic Cost of Insuring Food Security: the Prospects of Wheat

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