On April 13th, 2011, the CTA organized a Brussels Briefing on “The Water we eat” in cooperation with DG DEVCO of the European Commission, the ACP Secretariat, Concord and other partners.
- Policy Brief: The water we eat – tackling scarcity in ACP countries
- List of participants
- Biographic information about the speakers
- List of selected resources
Video documentation and presentations
We invite you to find the video documentation of all the speeches that were given at the conference. Simply click on the name of the speaker to display the video of the speech. In addition, you find the speaker’s PowerPoint Presentations and executive summaries as well as video interviews that we conducted with the different speakers.
- Isolina Boto, Head of the CTA Brussels Office
- Michael Hailu, Director CTA
- Chair H.E. Kembi-Gitura, Ambassador of Kenya, Chair, ACP Sub-committee on Sustainable Development
Panel 1 – The water challenge for agriculture and food security
- David Molden, Deputy Director for Research, International Water Management Institute (IWMI). Enough water for enough food: Trends and prospects in water management for agriculture [PowerPoint][Executive Summary][Video interview]
- Tony Allan, School of Oriental and African Studies / King’s College London Water Issues Group. Virtual water trade and the potential gains for ACP countries [PowerPoint][Executive Summary][Video interview]
- Shiney Varghese, Senior Policy Analyst, IATP, United States. Water scarcity and the right to food in the ACP context [PowerPoint][Executive Summary][Video interview]
- Jean-Philippe Fontenelle, Director of Operations, Gret, France. Social justice in water: securing access to water for agricultural farmers from the South [Presentation]
- Dyborn Chibonga, NASFAM (could unfortunately not attend in person) [PowerPoint][Executive Summary]
- Debate Panel 1
- Conclusion Panel 1
Panel 2 - What policy options and future governance to secure water for all?
- Charlotte de Fraiture, International Water Management Institute (IWMI). What are the solutions to agricultural water management? [PowerPoint][Executive summary]
- Elijah Phiri, Professor of Soil Science, University of Zambia, Africa and Leader of Pillar 1, Land and water management, NEPAD/CAADP. Water governance: policy and investment options for Africa [PDF][Executive summary][Video interview]
- Ruth Mathews, Executive Director of the Water Footprint Network. Water footprint assessment: optimizing water use for social, environmental and economic benefits [PowerPoint][Executive Summary][Video interview]
- Debate Panel 2