10th Water Research Horizon Conference 2019

18th-19th JUNE 2019 | GEOZENTRUM HANNOVER | GERMANY

 

jointly organised by

the Water Science Alliance and the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources

 

WRHC 2019 Opening keynotes

 

 

 

19 June 2019, 09.15-10.00 am

 

 

18 June 2019, 10.00-10.45 am

 

 

 

OLCAY ÜNVER

Senior Water Advisor FAO, UN Water Vice-Chair

 

 

Keynote title

“Water and food security: pathways that leave no one behind and those that do”

 

 

About him

Vice Chair of UN-Water, operating out of the headquarters of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in Rome, Italy.

 

Major research areas

  • Managing water, land and soil-related activities and programs
  • Mainstreaming water across the various sectors and disciplines
  • Water and sustainable development
  • Agricutltural water management and food security

About him

Professor and senior researcher at the Kiel Institute (IfW). He has been for many years head of the research area “The Environment and Natural Resources” at the IfW and speaker of the Kiel Earth Institute.

 

Major research areas

  • Climate change and climate policy
  • Eco-political instruments
  • Sustainable development
  • Interdisciplinary research
  • Alternative energy sources
  • Global environmental problems

 

 

GERNOT KLEPPER

Kiel Institute for the World Economy - IFW

 

Keynote title

“The global competition for scarce water resources”

 

 

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