event 02 Mar 2021 time 14:00 GMT+2

Webinar // FAO Water-Energy-Food Nexus Webinar Series Session 3 - A Water-Energy-Food Nexus approach for evaluating the sustainability of the Mediterranean Diet: The Case of Lebanon

This webinar series is organized by the FAO in collaboration with the Stockholm Environment Institute and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Session 3 will describe the water-energy-food interconnectivity and the analysis for evaluating the sustainability of the Mediterranean diet in Lebanon.

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FAO nexus webinar series

March 2, 2021 | 14-15:30 GMT+2

Background

The Water-Energy-Food Nexus Webinar series is organized by FAO, in collaboration with the Stockholm Environment Institute and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. The series introduces nexus concepts and gives examples of current efforts and best practices in the Near East and North Africa (NENA) region and beyond. Through this series, participants will gain an understanding of the importance of nexus concepts and learn how to identify nexus challenges, as well as find appropriate nexus solutions to achieve sustainability, resilience, and water security. This series is developed under the regional project, "Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Water Efficiency/Productivity and Water Sustainability in NENA countries" (WEPS-NENA) under the FAO led regional Water Scarcity Initiative (WSI). This project is funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA).

Session Description

This session will describe the water-energy-food interconnectivity and the analysis for evaluating the sustainability of the Mediterranean diet in Lebanon. Farmers’ perspectives about production scenarios will be discussed.

Speakers:

  • Sasha Koo-Oshima, FAO
  • Sandra Yanni, AUB
  • Roula Bachour, AUB
  • Bassel Daher, TAMU
  • Rabi Mohtar, AUB
  • Rami Zurayk, Moderator, AUB

Registration

Register here for Session 3 on Zoom and visit the SEI event page here

Additional Information

For more information about Project WEPS-NENA:

  • Contact: RNE-WEPS-NENA@fao.org
  • Water efficiency, productivity and sustainability in the NENA regions (WEPS-NENA) Website
  • Water Scarcity Initiative Website

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