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Speakers Presentations

Monday, March 11, 2013

SESSION 2

Managing Drought Risk in a Changing Climate: The Role of National Drought Policy
  • Donald A. Wilhite , Professor of Applied Climate Science, University of Nebraska, USA (presentations)
 

SESSION 3

Drought Monitoring, Early Warning and Information Systems
  • Roger Pulwarty, NIDIS/NOAA, USA (presentation)
  • Elena Mateescu, National Meteorological Administration, Romania (presentation
 

PARALLEL SESSION 1

Regional Drought Monitoring Centers: Progress and Future Plans
 

PARALLEL SESSION 2

Drought Education at Different Levels
 

PARALLEL SESSION 3

Advocacy to foster the outcomes of HMNDP (Room 18)
  • Siddharth Chatterjee, International Federation for Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) (presentation)
  • Sabina Bokal, GWP, Sweden (presentation)
 

SIDE EVENTS


Tuesday, March 12, 2013

SESSION 4

Drought Prediction and Predictability: An Overview

  • Vikram Mehta, Center for Research on the Changing Earth System, USA (presentation)
  • Eduardo Martins, FUNCEME, Brazil (presentation)
  • Siegfried Schubert, Chair, WCRP Drought Group (presentation
 

SESSION 5

Drought Vulnerability and Impact Assessment
  • Cynthia Bantilan (presentation)
  • John Harding, ISDR; Switzerland (presentation)
  • Anantha Kumar Duraiappah, IHDP, Germany (presentation)
  • Gulchekhra Khasanhanova, Uzbek Irrigation and Melioration Design Institute, Uzbekistan (presentation)
  • Francis Opiyo, UNDP/Dryland Development Center, Kenya (presentation)
 

SESSION 6

Enhancing Drought Preparedness and Mitiation
  • Mahmoud Solh, Director General, ICARDA, Tunisia (presentation)
  • Ana Iglesias, Polytechnic University of Madrid (presentation)
  • L.S. Rathore, India Meteorological Department (presentation
 

ROUNDTABLE 2

  • Jianjun Wu , Beijing Normal University, China (presentation)
  • Rodrigo Maia, University of Porto, Portugal (presentation
 

PARALLEL SESSION 4

Drought preparedness and mitigation strategies in different regions
 

PARALLEL SESSION 5

Drought impacts in key sectors and coping strategies

  • Mark Howden, Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO, Australia (presentation)
  • Francisco Mate, Coordinator of the National Board on Drought, Spain (presentation)
 

PARALLEL SESSION 6

Strategy and recommendations for policy development
 

SIDE EVENTS

  • International Kick-off of the National Drought Management Policies Initiative: Capacity Development to Support the Development of National Drought Management Policies - UNW-DPC, WMO, UNCCD, FAO (presentation)
  • Science, Stakeholders and Institutional linkage for developing drought policy for the state of Tamil Nadu, India - Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (presentation)
  • Mise en œuvre des politiques et des  interventions prioritaires du Plan d’Action National de Lutte Contre la Désertification (PAN/LCD) et du Plan d’Action National d’Adaptation au changement climatique (PANA) pour la lutte contre la sécheresse  en République Démocratique du Congo (presentation)
  • Micro Level Realities and Policy Coherence: Towards drought resilient agriculture in the semi-arid tropics of Asia – ICRISAT (presentation 1 - presentation 2)

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

SESSION 7

Planning for Appropriate Response and Relief within the Framework of National Drought Policy
  • Harvey Hill, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (presentation)
 

SESSION 8

Constructing a Framework for National Drought Policy: The Way Forward
  • Roger Stone, University of Southern Queensland, Australia (presentation)
  • Li Maosong, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China (presentation)
 

SIDE EVENTS

  • Integrated management of land and water resources – IHDP (presentation 1 - presentation 2)
  • Towards more drought resilience: Reducing the human made drought – tapping existing knowledge - WOCAT/UNCCD (presentation)
  • Kickoff Event on the Establishment of Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP) – GWP, WMO (presentation 1 - presentation 2)
  • Early warning and adaptation to drought in the peri-Saharan region -  Sahara and Sahel Observatory (presentation)

Thursday, March 14, 2013

SESSION 10

Summaries from Breakout Groups
 

SESSION 11

Summary of HMNDP Scientific Segment
 

SIDE EVENTS

 

 





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