FutureWater has participated in a workshop on Water Management and Rain Fed Agriculture in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, organized by Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, and the German Jordan University. The purpose of the workshop was to strengthen research efforts on this very relevant topic.
Several researchers from European and North African countries took part in the workshop, together with experts from the University of Jordan, Jordan University of Science and Technology, from the National Center for Agricultural Research, and from the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA). Johannes Hunink from FutureWater presented work of several projects in the region and participated in the working sessions on future collaboration and projects.
The workshop took place from the 28-Feb until the 2-March. The researchers visited the premises of the National Center for Agricultural Research (NCARE) in Al Ramtha. The workshop was financially supported by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für die internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).