Integrated Water Resources Management for Sustainable Development in Eastern and Southern Africa
October 28 @ 12:00 am - October 30 @ 11:59 pm
The 21st WaterNet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposium will be held online, from the 28th – 30th October 2020 under the theme Integrated Water Resources Management for Sustainable Development in East and Southern Africa.
The Symposia have been held annually in the Eastern and Southern African regions for the past 20 years to promote interaction among policymakers, academics, practitioners from water and related sectors, and cooperating partners. Together, they identify regional issues, gaps and priorities that require further research and support. Great emphasis will be placed on integration of knowledge, particularly involving scholars from the natural and social sciences.
The sub-themes of the symposium have been aligned to the themes of the SADC Water Research Agenda under the Regional Strategic Action Plan on Integrated Water Resources Development and Management Phase IV, whose main objective is:
- Promoting evidence-based implementation of SADC water programmes and projects through multi- and inter-disciplinary research, and synthesis of existing and new information, which will lead to a realisation of SADC developmental goal30
The BRECCIA Session on Upscaling Sustainable Food and Water Security Research in Drylands of Sub-Saharan Africa will be held on Wednesday, 28, October 2020, 1400 hrs to 1600 hrs (South Africa)/1200 hrs to 1400 hrs (UK)/
1500hrs to 1700hrs (Kenya)
Registration is located here.
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