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International Conference on Adaptation to Climate Change and Food Security in West Asia and North Africa

Kuwait Declaration
  • Mannava V. K. Sivakumar
  • Rattan Lal
  • Ramasamy Selvaraju
  • Ibrahim Hamdan
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Abstract

The International Conference on Adaptation to Climate Change and Food Security in West Asia and North Africa (WANA) was held at the Kuwait Institute of Scientific Research (KISR) from 13 to 16 November 2011. It was jointly sponsored by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the Association of Agricultural Research Institutions in the Near East and North Africa (AARINENA), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), the Global Forum for Agricultural Research (GFAR), the Ohio State University, the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, the Meteorological Department of the State of Kuwait and the European Union. The Conference was attended by around 80 participants from 18 countries and nine international and regional organizations and institutions.

Keywords

Climate Change Food Security World Meteorological Organization Water Scarce Region Future Food Security 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mannava V. K. Sivakumar
    • 1
  • Rattan Lal
    • 2
  • Ramasamy Selvaraju
    • 3
  • Ibrahim Hamdan
    • 4
  1. 1.Climate Prediction and Adaptation BranchWorld Meteorological Organization (WMO)GenevaSwitzerland
  2. 2.Carbon Management and Sequestration Center School of Environment and Natural ResourcesThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  3. 3.Climate, Energy and Tenure Division (NRC) Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)RomeItaly
  4. 4.Association of Agricultural Research Institutions in the Near East and North Africa (AARINENA), c/o ICARDAAmmanJordan

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