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IUCN provides technical guidance to support governments at the International Forum on #Water and Food. #conservation

3rd International Forum on Water and Food 13 January 2012 | News story More than 300 participants gathered in Tshwane, South Africa for the 3rd International Forum on Water and Food to address issues related to food security, poverty reduction and sustainable natural resource management. The International Forum on Water and Food is the premier gathering of water and food scientists working on improving water management for agricultural production in developing countries. Katharine Cross, IUCN ESARO Technical Coordinator for Water and Wetlands (Acting) , was invited to take part in the policy impact panel during the Forum. Questions put forward during the discussions revolved around how does work on water and food provide new answers to the dominant development challenges of poverty, food security and the environment? And what does research for development have to offer tha...

Full article: http://www.iucn.org/about/work/programmes/water/?8984/3rd...

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