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24 Oct 2017 11:00

Session at the World Resources Forum 2017 // The Water-Food Nexus

Session with 12 presentations on a variety of topics with a focus on water-food interrelations, such as food processing, food waste, water resource management, farm management

Where and when

At the World Resources Forum 2017
Geneva, Switzerland

24 Oct 2017
11am - 1pm

Agenda

  • Advanced Material Flow Analysis for Food Processing Trade Villages for Environmental and Resource Management in Red River Delta, Vietnam by Nguyet Tran, Dirk Weichgrebe, Karl-Heinz Rosenwinkel (Institute for Sanitary Engineering and Waste Management, Germany)
  • Sustainable use of natural resources in different out-of-home catering settings: Sustainability assessment of meals by Tobias Engelmann, Katrin Bienge, Holger Rohn, Melanie Speck (Faktor 10 – Institut für nachhaltiges Wirtschaften gemeinnützige GmbH, Germany; Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, Energy)
  • The weight of unfinished plate: A survey based characterization of restaurant food waste in Chinese cities by Gang Liu (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark)
  • Education for Food Action by Marilyn Mehlmann, Carlos Oppe (Global Action Plan (GAP) International, Sweden)
  • The correlation between de-agrarianisation and declining agricultural yields in South Africa by Gilbert Shed Pindano (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
  • Technical and Environmental Efficiency of Informal SMEs in Agro-processing in Cameroon by Armand Totouom (University of Dschang, Cameroon)
  • Water Resource Management by Alejandro Javier Smith (Coordenada)
  • Step-wells: Reviving India’s Cultural and Traditional Water Storage Systems by Meenakshi Piplani, Tarun Kumar (M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India; Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India)
  • Rejuvenation of Lakes in Indian Cities: A Case Study for Betterment of Wetlands in Bangalore by Ranjana Siva, Tarun Kumar, Avantika Srivastava, Kriti Bhalla, Meenakshi Piplani, Manisha Basu, Vishal Mishra (M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore,India; Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India; Vijaya Vittala Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India)
  • Smart Sensor Buoys: scalable solution for continuous and flexible water monitoring by Dennis Cüneyt Bakir, Robin Bakir (Innovator_Institut, Germany)
  • Transboundary Headwater Governance in Hindu Kush Himalaya: A Regional Cooperation Framework for Climate Change Adaptation, Water and Food Security and Peace in South Asia by Prakash C. Tiwari, Bhagwati Joshi (Kumaon University, India)
  • Women’s Innovative Farming Systems under Climate Change in Himalaya: An Illustration of Building Socio-ecological Resilience through Reducing Gender Gap in Marginalized Mountain Environment by Bhagwati Joshi, Prakash C. Tiwari (Kumaon University, India)

Source: WRI conference website

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