Friday 21 November

Time

Activity

Responsible

Session 5

Drought Policy

FAO, Áridas-LAC, CEPAL

09:00-09:30

Francisco S. Espejo Gil (AEMET, Spain)

“National Drought Policies in South America: from concept to implementation” [Abstract][Presentation]

 

Laura Meza  (FAO, Chile)

“La Agricultura en las Políticas Nacionales de Sequía en los países de ALC” [Presentation]

09:30-10:15

Cases studies on Drought Policy: New perspectives

 

Reinaldo Ruiz (Delegado Presidencial RRHH, Chile)

“Progress toward a Policy on Hydrological resources and drought sectorial and territorially integrated”

 

Mark Stafford (CSIRO, Australia)

“Elements of a National Drought Policy: The Australian Context” 

 

Arreguin Cortés and López Pérez (CONAGUA, México)

“Programa Nacional Contra las Sequías” [Abstract][Presentation]

10:15-10:30

Questions and Answers

10:30-11:00

Coffee

11:00-12:30

David Ortega-Gaucin and Israel Velasco Velasco (IMTA, Mexico)

“Planeación para Afrontar la Sequía en México: el Caso del Consejo de Cuenca Río Balsas” [Abstract][Presentation]

 

René D. Garreaud et al. (Universidad de Chile, Chile)

“La Mega Sequía 2009-2014 en Chile Central: Causas y Consecuencias” [Abstract][Presentation]

 

Anahi Urquiza (Universidad de Chile, Chile)

“Vulnerabilidad Hídrica en la Cuenca del Limarí. Un análisis de las condiciones socioculturales del modelo de gestión de aguas” [Abstract][Presentation]

 

Ilka Roose (Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy)

“Social Dynamics in Water Conflicts: Towards Social-Political Innovations in Urban Systems using the Example of the Water Conflict in Petorca (Chile)” [Abstract][Presentation]

 

Karen Báez y Judith Gálvez (Instituto de Desarrollo Agropecuario, Chile)

“Una contribución al análisis de la política de fomento productivo sobre la vulnerabilidad de pequeños agricultores familiares de territorios afectados por sequías en Chile central” [Abstract]

12:30-12:45

Questions and Answers

12:45-14:00

Lunch

14:00-15:00

Presentation of the outcomes of the Working Groups:

Working Group 1

Drought Monitoring and Seasonal Forecasting, Remote Sensing and Drought Indicators

G-WADI / IDI

UColumbia

Working Group 2

Drought Management in Catchments

ITT-CNRD

UCValparaiso

Working Group 3

Drought Mitigation and Policy

Áridas-LAC, CEPAL, FAO

15:00-16:00

Round Table Discussion: Priorities of Donor Agencies with respect to Drought Management in LAC

·         Ms. Noosha Tayebi (WB)

·         Mr. Richard Escadafal (IRD)

·         Mr. Francisco S. Espejo Gil  (AEMET, Spain)

·         (TBC) Mr. Koen Verbist (Flanders UNESCO Trust Fund)

·         (TBC) Mr. Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm  (IDB)

16:00 – 16:30

Closure of the Drought Expert Symposium

Organizers

MWAR LAC - Managing Water Resources in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions of Latin America and the Caribbean