Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Challenges for ACP countries in times of water scarcity

April 13th. Brussels. Around 100 ambassadors, policy-makers, NGO representatives and member state delegates followed the discussions of the latest Brussels Briefing on “The Water we eat – Challenges for ACP countries in times of scarcity”.  

A documentation of the conference including a conference report, photos and the video documentation of the briefing is published here.

Professor Tony Allan from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London, coined the term "virtual water". 

The next Brussels Briefing will be held on 8th June 2011 and focus on Linking Agriculture and Nutrition. It will be co-organised with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the ACP Secretariat, DG DEVCO and other partners.

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