1st CIGR inter-regional conference on land and water challenges

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari) (CIHEAM); International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR)
Date:
10-14 Sep 2013
Location:
Italy (Bari)

Objective:

To present and discuss the latest achievements in the field of sustainable use of natural resources at different scales and to promote a better development of agriculture in the future.

Themes:

  • Water use performance and water productivity
  • Conservation agriculture and water saving
  • Sustainability of groundwater exploitation for agriculture
  • Decision support systems and modelling tools
  • Innovative data-acquisition and information and communication technologies
  • Irrigation technologies and management practices for environmental upgrading
  • Use of treated and low quality water in agriculture
  • Climate change: adaptation and mitigation
  • Drought/Flood risk management
  • Socio-economic aspects of land and water management
  • Policies, governance and institutional development
  • Water-food-energy nexus, eco-efficiency and ecological footprint


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Event fee

Early registration: members - €450, non-members - €500, students - €300, low income countries - €400; Regular registration: members - €500, non-members - €550, students - €350, low income countries - €450

What is included in the event fee


  • Welcome reception on Monday evening, September 9, 2013

  • Attendance to all scientific sessions and conference documentation

  • Coffee-break

  • Lunches on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

  • Social dinner on Wednesday, September 11, 2013

  • Certificate of attendance


How to register

Please apply online and email the complete registration form to the event organizer

Early registration ends June 15, 2013
All online registration ends August 15, 2013


Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Governance, Water, Social Impacts & Resilience, Food Security & Agriculture
Hazards:
Drought, Flood
Countries:
Italy
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