Hamideh Nouri (GlobeDrought) and Markus Berger (WELLE) of the GRoW cross-cutting group “water footprint” will lead a session on water footprint and water productivity at the General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) taking place virtually from April 19 to 30, 2020. Researchers are highly encouraged to contribute suitable abstracts.
Two weeks after the closing of the hybrid GRoW final conference, the interesting and diverse presentations are available in the relive program now and until December 4. Use this opportunity to revisit the entire conference or to watch single, particularly interesting contributions.
The GRoW - Water as a Global Resource - final conference live event came to a glorious end with an exciting high-level panel discussion yesterday. Thank you to the almost 400 participants for their interesting presentations and lively inputs during discussions - most of them online from all around the globe and a few on-site in Berlin. The conference live event is now over - but some conference activities are still going on: stay tuned!
Today, the GRoW virtual marketplace was successfully launched! We are looking forward to an exciting week of side events and networking, as well as a to the conference live event with almost 400 participants (virtual and physical). If you did not do so already, you can still sign up and join here.
Preparations for the upcoming GRoW final conference are in full swing. Nearly 400 people from research, industry, policy and civil society have already registered for participation. Secure your virtual seat here to hear exhilarating presentations and discussions and to visit interesting side-events at the GRoW virtual marketplace.
GRoW is happy to announce that the keynote at the GRoW final conference will be held by Dr Olcay Ünver, Vice-Chair of UN-Water and Senior Advisor at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). He will provide insights on the UN-Water 2030 Strategy and the SDG 6 Global Acceleration Framework launched at the High-Level Political Forum last July. While preparing for the conference, we had the opportunity to talk to him about linking local and global levels in water management.
World Water Week At Home (WWWeek@home), a virtual conference that took place from August 24 to 28, was initiated by SIWI after the regular World Water Week 2020 had to be cancelled due to Covid-19. The GIZ Week on Water for Development (WW4D) was part of the World Water Week and put a special emphasis on key water topics in relation to climate change and Covid-19.