FREE WEBINAR: International dialogue: Improving agricultural water-use efficiency (California & the Western Cape)

When:
October 7, 2020 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
2020-10-07T07:00:00-07:00
2020-10-07T09:00:00-07:00
Cost:
Free

Presentations by:

      • Western Cape Department of Agriculture
      • California Department of Water Resources
      • Western Cape Disaster Management and Fire Rescue Services
      • Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs & Development Planning
      • California Department of Food and Agriculture

Please join state and provincial government officials from the Western Cape and California for a discussion on drought and water use efficiency within the agricultural sector. With the impacts of climate change – droughts and wildfires have greatly impacted key food producing regions around the globe. Improving water sustainability, conservation and efficiencies are essential for the agricultural sector in California and the Western Cape.

Topics to be covered include:

      • Irrigation & Drought Overview
        • Western Cape Department of Agriculture
        • California Department of Water Resources
      • Water Use Efficiency in California
      • Groundwater Governance and Water Policy
        • Director Karla Nemeth, California Department of Water Resources
      • Ecological Infrastructure Framework in the Western Cape
      • California State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program
      • Governance to Prevent “DAY ZERO” in the Western Cape

The webinar will also include a Q&A session.

Registration Link:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3207469342253652752