Water shortage food security climate change Mark Smith Mohsin Hafeez
10 December 21
The four-day event (December 6-9) hosted 30 water experts from 10 countries to discuss solutions directly related to Pakistan's water shortage, food security, and resilience to climate change.
The conference, ‘Needs for sustainable water management in a climate crisis for the Indus Basin’ was organised by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) through the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR), and CGIARs Water, Land and Ecosystems Programme.
The first event of its kind in Pakistan was attended by President Arif Alvi as Guest of Honour, while four federal ministers, one provincial minister with portfolios of climate change, food, science and technology, and irrigation, attended every water event held this year to become Pakistan's largest.