Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile – Conference Participants

SANTIAGO, Chile – AQUASEC was formally launched at Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in Santiago, Chile on March 13, 2012, with a follow-up activity planned in Tucson, Arizona, USA, May 29-31, 2012.

At the Santiago launch, stakeholders and researchers from Chile, the U.S., Mexico, and Argentina, including government agencies, international organization, civil society, and the private sector gathered to discuss and prioritize water security challenges for the arid Americas.

Press Release (Spanish) – Pontifical Catholic University of Chile/Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Francisco J. Meza

AGENDA: Water Security in the Americas_AQUASEC_March 13th 2012

PRESENTATION: National Irrigation Commission of Chile/Comisión Nacional de Riego_AQUASEC_March 13th 2012 

PRESENTATION: Luis A. Gurovich_The outstanding impact of agricultural irrigation efficiency improvements on water security, in the context of global climatic change_AQUASEC_March 13th 2012

PRESENTATION: Christopher Scott_Development of AQUASEC: Water security in the Americas

PRESENTATION: Lucas Antonio Oroz Ramos_Water, Climate, and Adaptation in Northwest Mexico/Agua, Clima, y Adaptación en el Noroeste de México_AQUASEC_March 13th 2012

PRESENTATION: Francisco J. Meza_AQUASEC: Hydraulic Security in the Americas/Centro AQUASEC sobre Seguridad Hídrica en las Américas_AQUASEC_March 13th 2012

PRESENTATION: Robert G. Varady_Groundwater Policy and Governance: The GEF Project on Global Groundwater Governance_AQUASEC_March 13th 2012

 Organizational Partners

The University of Arizona

Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile/Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
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