Moreover, it will contribute to further rural migration to urban areas as already observed in regions such as MENA. Water scarcity not only leads to questions about food security but also what this means for the social transformations of the affected economies.
This DAAD-funded workshop brings together leading water and food security scientists that work on the MENA region on how to address a future with little water for domestic food production.
6 Dec 2018
Session 1: Modelling the Future in the Levant: Water availability, land-use and threat of climate
Session 2: The Social Dimension of Water for Food Security: What impact does it have on farmers?
Session 3: Water and Energy
7 Dec 2018
Session 4: Urbanisation
Session 5: Applied Water and Food Security Strategies in MENA Countries
Where and when
American University of Beirut
FAFS, Wing A
Michel and Sherine Bayoud Lecture Hall
6-7 Dec 2018
Kindly RSVP to Ms. Marwa El Darazi on firstname.lastname@example.org