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Sixth Regional Coordination Meeting, Amman, Jord an. November 11-12, 2014

Sixth Regional Coordination Meeting, Amman, Jord an. November 11-12, 2014

The Meeeting Agenda

Day 1 - November 11, 2014

Opening session:

National, Regional and Global Partnerships for Supporting Rural Livelihoods, Mr. Kristofer Dodge
WLI COORDINATION & PLANNING MEETING, Dr SCOTT Christiansen

Session II:

WLI Participatory and Social Research in the Irrigated Benchmark Sites of Iraq
Increasing Water Productivity with limited irrigation water using soilless production systems, Dr. Ahmad Moustafa
WLI Participatory and Social Research in the Irrigated Benchmark Sites of Egypt

Session III:

WLI Participatory and Social Research and in the Badia sites of Jordan
Water Livelihood Initiative (WLI)- Socio economi Component – Jordan
WLI Participatory and Social Research at the Rangeland sites of the West Bank
Integrating Field Tested Technologies into Proven Methods for Adoption in Jordan, Mrs. Rania Zoubi

Session IV:

Donor Perspectives: Raising Resources for the WLI, Dr SCOTT Christiansen

Session V:

Similarity and Suitability Mapping using ecosystem criteria as a tool for scaling, Dr. Feras Ziadat
Cost Benefit Analysis of Natural Resources Investments, Dr. Dhehibi and Dr. Akroush
Socio-Economics – Strategies for out-scaling WLI technologies, Ms. Bezaiet Dessalegn

Session VI:

WLI participatory and social research in the rainfed benchmark sites of Lebanon
WLI participatory and social research in the rainfed benchmark sites of Yemen
Blending research with policy in rainfed, irrigated and rangeland benchmark sites of Tunisia

Day 2 - November 12, 2014

Session VII:

USDA-Agricultural Research Service Involvement in the WLI, cooperative research in the region and capacities for enhanced partnership, Mr. Ibrahim Shaqir
American University of Beirut and the regional advantage to support WLI partners for research, capacity building and scaling technologies, Dr. Hadi Jaafar
Colorado's agroecosystems and the systems approach to increasing agricultural value, Dr. Jeff Steiner
RISE and supporting regional dryland irrigated agriculture, Dr. Andrew Petrovich

Session VIII:

MEAS Support for the WLI, Dr. Sandra Russo
Achieving quantifiable results by targeting rural policies, Dr. Roberto Telleria
Hydroponics and high-value agricultural production, Mr. Laith Al-Waked
Water management from efficiency to productivity, Dr. Theib Oweis