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Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy - 8th Forum Proceedings

Managing Water in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities
Proceedings of the 8th Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy

Alberto Garrido and Ayman Rabi, Editors


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PART 1. Keynote Papers: Views of Top Policymakers

Chapter 1: Bridging Science and Policy in the Domain of Water: A Middle Eastern Perspective by The Honorable Dr. Abdel Salam Majali

Chapter 2: Bridging Science and Policy in Water Management by The Honorable Dr. Adnan Badran

Chapter 3: The Importance of Water Management in a Changing Waterscape by The Honorable Margaret Catley Carlson


PART 2. Scientific Contributions


Regional Planning and Management

Chapter 4: When Regionalism Works: An Exploration of Design Elements and Context by Dr. Andrea Gerlak, University of Arizona

Chapter 5: The Role of Creative Language in Addressing Political Asymmetries: The Israeli-Arab Water Agreements by Dr. Itay Fischendler, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Dr. Aaron T. Wolf, Oregon State University; and Gabriel Eckstein, Esq., Texas Wesleyan University School of Law


Aridity and the Fate of Agriculture

Chapter 6: The Outlook for Food Security in the Middle East and North Africa by Dr. Mahmoud Sohl, ICARDA

Chapter 7: Adapting Agriculture to Water Scarcity in Dry Environments by Dr. Theib Oweis, ICARDA

Chapter 8: The Fate of Agriculture in the MENA Countries by Dr. Lovell “Tu” Jarvis and Dr. Jean Paul Petraud, University of California, Davis, United States


PART 3. Panel and Group Discussion

Chapter 9: Bridging Science and Policy in the Management of Water Resources by Dr. Henry Vaux Jr. and Dan Dooley, Esq., University of California


PART 4. Summary and Conclusions

Chapter 10: Summary and Conclusions by Dr. Ayman Rabi, Palestinian Hydrology Group

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