Join this seminar to learn about emerging tools for improved cooperation at the basin level. Quantification of benefits from transboundary cooperation under the UNECE Water Convention as well as the framework for managing the collective Water Footprints of all basin stakeholders will be discussed.
Water Footprint Assessment: A Common Language for Dialogue and Cooperation
14:00 Introduction. Ms. Ruth Mathews, WFN, The Netherlands
14:05 Water Footprint Outcomes and Policy Options: A California Case Study. Dr. Peter H. Gleick, Pacific Institute, USA, and Mr. Julian Fulton, University of California, USA
14:25 Water Prism: A Decision Support Tool for Sustainable Supplies at the Basin Level. Mr. Paul Freedman, LimnoTech, USA
14:35 Water Footprint Assessment Tool: Delving into River Basins. Dr. Ashok Chapagain, WFN, The Netherlands
14:45 Usefulness of WFA in Revisiting Water Allocation in a River Basin: A Case Study from the UK. Dr. Giuseppe Frapporti, Environment Agency, UK
15:05 The Water Footprint Assessment Application in Porce River Basin in Colombia: A Multisectoral Approach to Improve Cooperation at the Basin Level. Mr. Diego Arévalo, Centro de Ciencia y Tecnología de Antioquia, Colombia
15:30 Coffee Break
Identify, Quantify and Communicate the Benefits of Transboundary Water Cooperation
16:00 Introduction to the Session. Mr. John Joyce, SIWI
16:05 Scoping the Work
16.30 Lessons from the Field - Panel Discussion
17:00 Towards a Guidance Note on Identifying, Quantifying and Communicating the Benefits of Cooperation. Mr. Roberto Martin Hurtado, Consultant to UNECE
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