2nd WASAG International Forum 2023

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07 - 10 Feb 2023
Praia, Cape Verde

The Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture (WASAG) will hold its 2nd International Forum with the theme "Making agriculture resilient for climate change: Water scarcity, an opportunity for action and collaboration" on 7-10 February 2023 in Praia, Cabo Verde.

The second WASAG International Forum provides the setting for developing collaborative actions as solutions to the increasing challenges posed by climate change and the resulting water scarcity, in order to make agriculture more resilient. The Forum aims to: 

  • Mobilize political commitment to accelerate strategic actions, including policies and investments for addressing water scarcity in agriculture;
  • Formulate messages that will raise the profile of water scarcity in agriculture in the climate change dialogues at the forthcoming UN 2023 Water Conference and UNFCCC COP 28; 
  • Discuss ways of making the partnership more effective and impactful for the implementation of the new WASAG Strategy 2021-2024 and involving all partners;
  • Share relevant knowledge and information on key issues and to network and to foster collaboration among partner; and
  • Showcase latest technologies, practices, and products in agriculture.

Event Themes

Water and Nutrition 
Saline Agriculture
Sustainable Agricultural Water Use 
Drought Preparedness 
Water and Migration 
Financing Mechanisms 
Nature-Based Solutions for Water Scarcity in Agriculture
Innovation, Technology, Data and Science for water scarcity in agriculture
Capacity building for smallholders on climate resilient practices
Improving the participation Women and the Youth
Dryland Agriculture

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