- MINUTES OF THE: 71st Meeting of The International Executive Council (IEC) – Virtual, 7-8 December 2020, ICID Central Office, New Delhi, India
The Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture (WASAG) hosted by the FAO Land and Water Division collaborated with its partners has been designed to bring together key players across the globe and across sectors to tackle the collective challenge of using water better in agriculture to ensure food security for all. It is an initiative for partners from all fields and backgrounds to collaborate in supporting countries and stakeholders in their commitments and plans related to the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, the Paris Climate Agreement and other plans and programmes related to agriculture and water.
During the Second Steering Committee meeting held on 2 September 2020 which comprises of 15 members elected President Felix Reinders as the new Chair of WASAG for the period 2020-2022. In his speech President Reinders stated “WASAG succeeds not because it is big or because it has been long established but because there are people building it, who live it, sleep it, dream it, believe in it and build great future plans for it .”
Report of the 3rd World Irrigation Forum, 1-7, September 2019, Bali, Indonesia
The Summary Report of the Third World Irrigation Forum contains a brief outcome of the various sessions, sub-themes, side events, Ministerial and Senior Officers Roundtables, Farmers participation, Supporting Events, and Young professionals’ participation. This report presents the highlights of WIF3, benefitting particularly those who could not make it to Bali, Indonesia. It also contains URL and QR code for accessing full version of the background papers, keynote addresses, and various papers presented at the Forum.