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Global Conference “G-WADI more than a decade enhancing water and sustainable development for arid regions”

After a decade of actions, the G-WADI global network held a commemorative Conference to highlight its 10 years’ achievements and  focused on preparing the new goals and agenda for the coming years. The theme of the Conference was: “G-WADI: More than a decade enhancing water and sustainable development for arid regions”. The Global Conference was held in the Foreign Experts Building, Beijing, October 25-27, 2016. The lecture materials and photos can be downloaded via the following linkages:

Dr Wouter Buytaert, Imperial College, Presentation of the G-WADI strategy position paper

Dr Abdou Ali, Agrhymet, G-WADI Sub-Saharan African Secretariat

Dr Gabriel Mancilla, CAZALAC, G-WADI LAC Secretariat

Dr Nikola Zlatanovic, Institute for the Development of Water Resources, G-WADI Southern European Secretariat

Dr Xiaoduo Pan, Chinese Academy of Sciences, G-WADI Asian Secretariat

Prof Abdin Salih, University of Khartoum, Sudan, Outcomes of the G-WADI Advisory Committee Meeting 17-18 February 2016 in Khartoum

Prof Shakeel Ahmed, CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, India, Contribution of advanced geophysics in ascertaining groundwater sustainability in semiarid crystalline rock aquifers in India

Dr Koen Verbist, UNESCO-IHP (TBC)

Prof Soroosh Sorooshian, University of California, Irvine, USA

Prof Howard Wheater, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Prof Cheikh Becaye Gaye, Department of Hydrology, University of Dakar, Senegal

Ms Pauline Mufeti, Namibia Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Namibia

Dr Yi Zheng, Peking University & South University of Science and Technology of China

Dr Mohammad-Hossein Jafari, Khorasan Razavi Regional Water Authority, Iran

Dr Gil Mahe, FRIEND, HSM, France

Dr Ali Chavosian, IDI, RCUWM, Iran

Prof Filomeno A. Marchena, Advisor Sustainable Water Technology and Innovation WEB Aruba NV, Aruba

Dr Anthony Kiem, from the University of Newcastle, Australia, Supplementing the instrumental record with palaeoclimate data, climate model data and satellite data to improve understanding and management of drought in Australasia

Prof Liu Cheng, ISI, IRTCES, China

Ms Daniela Benedicto van Dalen, IGRAC, The Netherlands

Prof Qingyun Duan, Beijing Normal University

Prof Dawen Yang, Tsinghua University

Prof Qinhuo Liu, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI), CAS

Prof Li Jia, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI), CAS

Prof Toshio Koike, ICHARM, Japan

Prof Xin Li, CAREERI, CAS, China

Dr Wouter Buytaert, Imperial College, UK

Dr Juan Carlos Centeno Alvarez, National Water Commision of Mexico

Dr Shakeel Ahmed, CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, India, SDG for Water is achievable with scientific inputs and decision making byfarmers with Agri-change

Dr Yi Zheng, Peking University & South University of Science andTechnology of China

Dr Lars Ribbe, Institute for Technology and Resources Management (ITT), IntegratedLand and Water Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany. Water security and climate extremes – bringing big data into action

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