PROGRAM

8th. WORLD WATER FORUM

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AGENDA

8º FÓRUM MUNDIAL DA ÁGUA

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Challenges facing family agriculture (small farmers) in water use

Tuesday - 11:00 - 12:30

THEME

Development

ROOM

Room 7

DESCRIPTION

[OS-CF-2]

DESCRIPTION

Diversity is a key issue considering family agriculture: technologies, knowledge, culture, products are essential for sustainable development. This session will explore the challenges facing smallholding farming, due to a number of uncertainties, contradictions and opportunities regarding policies, participation and impacts on water coming from big users. Do networks and policies form a powerful tool to achieve equity and development in rural areas, to meet the sustainable development agenda and be part of the achievement zero hunger?

Citizen's Forum Process Commission
citizens@worldwaterforum8.org

PROGRAM

2:30 pm

Coord. and Moderator:

SALAMATU GARBA, Founder and Executive Director of Women's Farmers Advancement Organisation of Nigeria (WOFAN), Nigeria.

Sharda Khanal Ghimire - Nepal Association Of Women Professionals In Nepal Land Use Sector (W-PLUS).

JACKY DUPETY - Association Valorisation Expérimentation Bois Raméaux Fragmentés (AVEBRF), France.

Jon Jon Sarmiento - Asian Farmers Association, Philippines.

Fernanda Cruz -  Articulação do Semiárido (Semi-Arid Institutional Coalition), Brasil.