We are excited to continue our webinars this fall with the 2020 Water for Food Global Webinar Series! Unfortunately, we had to postpone our signature Water for Food Global Conference to next year. However, we are pleased to still provide a digital platform to highlight research, innovation and important topics related to our mission of global food and water security.
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2020 Water for Food Global Webinar Series
Water, Climate and Health
Other DWFI events
Water, Climate and Health
October 22, 2020
10-11:30 a.m. CDT | 11 a.m. EST/15:00 UTC
Free via Zoom
Water, and specifically, water quality, has a direct impact on public health. In the next session of our Water for Food Global Webinar Series, we will examine the environmental and man-made challenges to water quality and how we can find solutions to ensure healthy water for our personal needs, agriculture and the environment.
After registration, you will receive a link to access the Zoom webinar.
Advancing Science-Based Targets for Freshwater
Aligning corporate action for better impact.
This webinar will provide the background, context, status, timeline and next steps for
science-based targets in the private sector and how interested parties can engage.
Participants will come away with an elevated awareness and understanding of the Science-Based Targets Initiative and Science-Based Targets Network (STBN). Specifically, this session will provide an update on the methodology development for the SBTN Freshwater Hub and visibility of the expected platform for corporates to set enterprise-level water targets, including addressing their supply chain impacts. This session will also provide the corporate perspective regarding the business case for water sustainability, especially from the food/beverage sector.
- Why do companies care about water and setting science-based water targets?
- What will this new platform mean for companies, academics, etc?
- What do companies need from researchers and the academic community to support setting and achieving these goals?
The Role of Water Re-use in Water Security:
An effective tool in agriculture, food production and urban water use
This webinar explored water re-use as a tool for water security and sustainability across agriculture, municipal use and food production. Experts discussed the current situation of water re-use, technology and application from a local and global perspective. The session was moderated by Peter McCornick, Executive Director of the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute.
Session 3 Speaker Profiles
Session 2 Speaker Profiles
Senior Director, Global Water Stewardship & Sustainable Agriculture
The Coca-Cola Company
Session 1 Speaker Profiles
United States Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service