FAO sessions at the 9th World Water Forum

FAO sessions at the 9th World Water Forum

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a strategic partner of the 9th World Water Forum that will take place in Dakar, Senegal, from 21 to 26 March 2022. 


Below is a selection of key FAO sessions at the Forum.


Virtual High Level Panel 9: "The state of the world's land and water resources for food and agriculture 2021", 22 March, 11:45-13:15 CET

The objective of this session is to raise awareness about the status of land and water resources and provide high level profiles with key data to meet the challenges of sustainable use and governance of these natural resources, their greater integration in food systems and climate change. Register for the event here.


Virtual High Level Panel 8: "Charting water for COP 27", 22 March, 14:30-16:00 CET

The session will focus on the political commitment to clearly include water in the COP27 negotiation and recognize its pivotal role and contribution to both adapt and mitigate to global climate change. Register for the event here.


Virtual Special Session 8: "Too small to economize, too big to compromise? - Measuring the effectiveness of finance delivery for drought management at community level", 23 March, 10:00-11:30 CET

The special session will contribute to the global debate on measuring the effectiveness of financing to reduce and transform drought risks from the perspective of end-users through a coherent set of discussions and presentations. Register for the event here.


Virtual Side Event: "One Water One Health", 24 March, 9:00-10:00 CET

The event presents an opportunity to understand the multitude of water and health linkages and antimicrobial resistance from a water environment perspective, specifically the scope of the problem, sources, drivers, transmissions mechanisms, and the implications to global water security and mitigation actions. Register for the event here.