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Interregional Conference “SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION IN AGROECOSYSTEMS WITH WATER SCARCITY (SUPWAS)” September 5, 6 and 7, 2022. Albacete
05 Oct 2022
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Interregional Conference “SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION IN AGROECOSYSTEMS WITH WATER SCARCITY (SUPWAS)” September 5, 6 and 7, 2022. Albacete

On 5, 6, and 7 September a common PRIMA projects conference was held in Albacete in Spain under the title: SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION IN AGROECOSYSTEMS WITH WATER SCARCITY (SUPWAS). The conference was organized by SUPROMED, MEDWATRICE, and PRECIMED projects and was hosted by the University of Castilla La Mancha- the Regional Centre of Water Research.

The conference gathered more than 200 persons from all over the world in Albacete and 100 participants online. The event represented a forum for meeting and reflection between farmers, technicians and researchers, within the process of demonstration and transfer of research results to the productive sector under the scenario of decreasing water availability and increasing energy costs. Thus, contributing to the social, economic, and environmental sustainability of water and energy use in agroecosystems located in arid and semi-arid areas to cope with climate change. The conference was organized around 5 topics:

 

  1. Climate Variability and Change: Impacts – Mitigation –Adaptation
  2. Water, energy, and nutrient management in irrigation. Techno-economic, social and environmental indicators
  3. Natural resources conservation.
  4. Advanced technologies and precision agriculture. Social acceptance.
  5. Land use planning.

  Also, a special session was dedicated to presenting the FAO-56 manual update by: R. Allen, L. Santos Pereira, P. Paredes, and R. Lopez-Urrea. https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/agricultural-water-management/special-issue/10ZP66J8B2P

 The Conference was held simultaneously face-to-face and online and simultaneous translation was used in English- Spanish by Zoom, and with subtitles in French, Italian, Portuguese… to achieve greater participation in the dissemination and transfer of research results.

All the conference presentations and papers are available here:

https://crea.uclm.es/crea/SUPWASConference/programa

 

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Disclaimer SuproMed

SUPROMED is part of the PRIMA programme supported by the European Union.

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