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Fifth Regional Coordination Meeting, Amman, Jordan. November 5-6, 2013

Fifth Regional Coordination Meeting, Amman, Jordan. November 5-6, 2013

The Meeeting Agenda

Day 1 - November 5, 2013

Opening session:

Sediment Yield Compare modeling results with field assessment, Dr Chuck Onstad
Statement on behalf of the University partners, Dr Sandra Russo
WLI COORDINATION & PLANNING MEETING, Dr SCOTT Christiansen
WLI 2013 opening, Dr Theib Oweis

Session I:

Water and Livelihoods Initiative: Strengthening Management and Resource Mobilization, Kristofer Dodge, WLI Manager
WLI REGIONAL AGENDA, Dr. Caroline King, ICARDA IWLMP
Community-Based Initiatives for Water Demand Management Project II
Water Management Strategies and Impacts on Livelihoods in (Iraq)
Integrated Management of Land, Water and Livelihoods along an Aridity Gradient: Tunisia

Session II:

Middle East Water Livelihood Initiative, WLI workshop, Jordan November, 2013
Water Management Strategies and Impacts on Livelihoods in Jordan
Water Management Strategies and Impacts on Livelihoods in (LEBANON) Randa MASSAAD & Ihab JOMAA
Water Management Strategies and Impacts on Livelihoods in (Palestine)

Session III:

Socio Economics & Water Use Efficiency Thematic Groups
Modeling, Dr Feras

Day 2 - November 6, 2013

Session I:

Water Management Strategies and Impacts on Livelihoods in (Abyan Delta - Yemen), Dr. Khader Atroosh
Water Management Strategies and Impacts on Livelihoods in Egypt
Research Needs Issue
WLI modeling group year 2014
Economics of Water Productivity thematic group

Session II:

SOIL WATER MASS BALANCE MODEL AND OPTIMIZATION OF IRRIGATION USING SOIL WATER SENSORS, Dr Ashok
Water Management Research at the U.S. Arid Land Agricultural Research Center, Dr Bautista
Extension and Advisory Systems In What Direction?, Dr James Hill
Science, Technology, Innovation and Partnerships at USAID, Dr Kyriacos Koupparis

Session III:

COMPREHENSIVE RESEARCH PLANNING, Dr Caroline King
USDA Agricultural Research Service - Resources for Regional Scientific Coordination in Arid Lands, Dr Ibrahim Shaqir
WLI Student Exchange Program: Strategy for Future Knowledge Enhancement, Dr Sandra Russo

Poster Sessions:

Pilot site Bedoui (South East Tunisia)
Improve the water productivity of Berseem by applying foliar amino acid and organic extract
Economic Assessment of some Technologies used in Irrigated Agriculture and their Impact on Farmers'
Livelihoods: Case of the Egyptian Salt-affected Soils Farms