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International Conference on Adaptation Metrics and Techniques for Water, Agriculture and Resilient Cities

ESCWA and RICCAR have partnered with the University Mohammed VI Polytechnic (UM6P), Morocco; on the organization of the “International Conference on Adaptation Metrics and Techniques for Water, Agriculture and Resilient Cities” in Benguerir, Morocco . The conference aim was to present and discuss the state of the art techniques, metrics and monitoring tools for adaptation in the fields of Water, Agriculture and Resilient Cities. The way forward and the priorities in research and development related to the topic were also discussed.

The conference was preceded by advanced courses on “Adaptation Metrics and Techniques for Agriculture and Water”. These advanced tutorials were organized from 24 to 25 October 2018 to improve skills in the field of climate change, adaptation metrics and techniques with a focus on the agriculture and water sectors.

Additional information regarding the international conference can be accessed through the following link

  • / Benguerir, Morocco


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The central aim of this Regional Knowledge Hub is to provide access to information that can facilitate cooperation, coordination, dialogue and exchange among Arab States, organizations and stakeholder and to support awareness raising as well as regional networking and exchange on issues related to climate change and water resources in the region. Access to RICCAR assessment findings and associated datasets is being made available on this Regional Knowledge Hub, which is comprised of two open-access components: a website and a data portal. This online platform complements, and builds upon, the findings and processes already presented in the main report and its technical annex, as well as the series of publications that elaborate further on the work being pursued collectively under RICCAR.