PROGRAM

8th. WORLD WATER FORUM

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AGENDA

8º FÓRUM MUNDIAL DA ÁGUA

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Experiences in facing droughts in the Americas

Wednesday - 9:00 - 10:30

THEME

Climate

ROOM

Room 6

DESCRIPTION

[OS-RP-31]

The objective of this session is to discuss what adaptation and co-existence strategies governments, and drinking water and sanitation service providers can develop and implement when dealing with drought extreme events. The discussion will present, in crisis management, how national policies can be shaped, the experiences of service providers, how to regulate the competition for resources between regions and sectors, or technology innovations including the use of more exact measurement.

Unesco-IHP/GWP, IDB - Inter-American Development Bank, ASCE
Miguel Doria
m.doria@unesco.org; celiab@IADB.ORG
PROGRAM• Miguel de França Doria, UNESCO IHP LAC, Uruguay• Gabriel Mancilla, Water Centre for Arid and Semi-Arid Zones in Latin America and the Caribbean (CAZALAC), Chile• Francisco Teixeira, Secretaria de Recursos Hídricos, Governo do Estado do Ceará, Brazil• Concepción Marcuello, CODIA• Fabiola Tábora Merlo, GWP Centroamérica, Honduras• Sérgio Campos, IABD, USA• Anil Mishra, G-WADI IHP• Monica Porto, Secretaria de Recursos Hídricos, Governo do Estado de São Paulo, Brazil