1st CIGR Inter-Regional Conference on Land and Water Challenges – Bari (Italy), 10-14 September, 2013
CIGR and CIHEAM Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari are organizing the 1st Inter-regional Conference on Land and Water Challenges entitled "Water, environment and agriculture: challenges for sustainable development". The Conference will be held in Bari (Italy) from 10 to 14 September 2013.
For more information please visit: http://www.landandwater2013.iamb.it/
Rainwater Harvesting System in Sikinos Island, Greece
In 2011, in Sikinos Island, Cyclades, Greece, a rainwater harvesting system was installed in the framework of the “Rainwater Harvesting Program (RWH)” in the Greek Islands.
Launching of the regional project: “Governance & Financing for the Mediterranean Water Sector”, 28-29 May 2013, Barcelona, Spain
The official launching of the project “Governance & Financing for the Mediterranean Water Sector” will take place in Barcelona, 28-29 May 2013, during a regional Conference organised by the Global Water Partnership-Mediterranean (GWP-Med) under the auspices of the Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean.For more information, click here.
Interview of the Mayor of Sikinos Island-Rainwater Harvesting Program
Mr. Yannis Syrigos, Mayor of Sikinos Island (Greece), reported the significant contribution of a rainwater harvesting application to the local water security of this small island (273 permanent residents). The rainwater harvesting system installed in 2011 in the frame of the Rainwater Harvesting Programme in the Greek Islands has added significantly to the local water budget.
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