Water & Development Information for Arid Lands: A Global Network - Latin America and the Caribbean
Agua y Desarrollo de la Información en las Zonas Áridas: Una Red Global - América Latina y el Caribe

Conferencia ASADWA - Arid and Semi Arid Development Through Water Augmentation

Principales temas de la conferencia, llevada a cabo en Valparaíso (Chile), del 13 al 17 de diciembre, 2010.

  • Cosecha de Aguas Lluvia
  • Captación de agua a partir de niebla y rocio.
  • Recarga de Acuíferos
  • Desalinización para el desarrollo rural.
  • Re-utilización de Recursos Hídricos
  • Uso Eficiente del Agua

Tuesday 14/12/10 – ASADWA/G-WADI case studies

09:00 – 09:30

Registration of participants

09.30 – 10.00

Official opening of the Conference.

 

10.00-10.20

Donald Gabriels (UGent, Belgium) Water scarcity and mitigation: a global assessment

Topic 1: Rainfall-Runoff Water and Fog Harvesting

10.20-11.00

 

 

11.00-11.20

coffee break

11.20-12.40

 

 

12.40-13.00

Closure of Topic 1: Rainfall-Runoff Water and Fog Harvesting

13.00-14.00

Lunch

Topic 2: Water Use Efficiency

14.00 - 14.30

 

  • Dirk Raes (KULeuven, Belgium) “Deficit irrigation as an on-farm strategy to maximize crop water productivity“

 

14.30 - 16.00

 

 

15.40- 16.00

Closure of Topic 2: Water Use Efficiency

Topic 3: Managing water scarcity and drought risk

16:00 – 17:00

 

 

17:00 - 17:20

Closure of Topic 3: Managing water scarcity and drought risk

Wednesday 15/12/10 – ASADWA/G-WADI case studies/G-WADI meeting

 

Topic 4: Water Reuse

9.00 - 10.40

 

 

10.40- 11.00

Closure of Topic 4: Water Reuse

11.00- 11.20

coffee break

Topic 5: Aquifer Management and Recharge

11.20-11.50

 

 

11.50-13.10

 

 

13.10 - 14.10

lunch

14.10 - 14.40

 

 

14.40-15.00

Closure of Topic 5: Aquifer Management and Recharge

15:00 - 15:30

Poster Session

  • Venecia Margarita Herrera (U Arturo Prat, Chile)“Behaviour of dissolved and precipitated material in surface water of salar del Huasco, high Plateau northern Chile”

  • Gomez et al. (IANIGLA, Argentina)”Hydrogeological study of the phreatic aquifer in groundwater coupled arid ecosystems under a world-wide climate change context

  • Edvaldo Alves Dos Santos “Automatización del manejo del agua en los sistemas de riego”

  • Fuster et al (UChile, Chile) “Proposed flow recovery by improving irrigation efficiency”

  • Fredy Neira (UGent, Belgium) “Assessment of rainfall aggressivity for Latin America and the Caribbean Countries”

  • Fredy Neira (UGent, Belgium) “Assessment of climate indices in drylands of Colombia”

  • Ricardo Oyarzún (CEAZA, Chile)“Research on Surface Water-Shallow Groundwater Interactions in the Arid to Semi-Arid North Central Chile”

 

15:00 – 15:20

Closure of the technical sessions of ASADWA.

Special session of the Global Water And Development Information (GWADI) Session Chair: Mike Edmunds.

Rapporteur (Gary Woodard, Guillermo Mendoza, Guido Soto and Anil Mishra)

15:20 – 15:35

IHP activities and recent G-WADI developments (Anil Mishra)

15:35 – 15:50:

Historical Background of G-WADI initiatives (Mike Edmunds)

15:50 – 16:00:

Coffee Break

16:00 – 19:30

G-WADI Closed Session

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