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Annual Conference of the Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED)
Financing Sustainable Development
in Arab Countries

8-9 November 2018
Le Bristol Hotel Beirut - Lebanon

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Press Releases
  Conference coverage - with photos
  Day 2 - 27/11/2014 - Arabic
  Day 2 - 27/11/2014 - English
  Day 1 - 26/11/2014 - Arabic
  Day 1 - 26/11/2014 - English
 
Presentation
  AFED Secretariat Work Report 2014 - English
  AFED Secretariat Work Report 2014 - Arabic
  H.E. Razan Khalifa Al-Mubarak, Secretary General, Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi
  Welcome: H.E. Dr. Adnan Badran, Chairman, AFED Board of Trustees
  AFED 2014 Work Report Overview: H.E. Najib Saab, Secretary General, AFED
  Dr. Abdul-Karim Sadik, AFED report co-editor, Senior Economist, KFAED
  Dr. Mahmoud El-Solh, AFED report co-editor, Director General, ICARDA
  H.E. Dr. Ayman Abou Hadid, Former Minister of Agriculture, Egypt: Climate Change
  Clemens Breisinger, Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Washington D.C.: IFPRI Study on Building Food Resilience to wars and conflicts.
  Abdussalam Ould Ahmad, Assistant Director General and Regional Representative, FAO: FAO study on Impact of conflicts and protracted crisis on agricultural production, trade and food security.
  Dr. Shadi Hamadeh, Chairman of the Department of Agricultural and Animal and Veterinary Sciences, FAFS, AUB: Livestock and Food Security
  Dr. Kamel Shideed, ADG, ICARDA: Rain-fed Agriculture and Smallholder Farmers
  Dr. Nadim Khoury, Deputy Executive Secretary, ESCWA: Food Value Chains and Food Security
  Dr. Hafez Ghanem, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institute, Former ADG, FAO: Implications of Price Volatility and Food Shortages on Food Security
  Enhancing Marginal Land Productivity in Badia of Jordan: Dr. Odeh Al-Meshan, Director, Badia Research Program (BRP)/ National Center for Research and Development (NCRD) Jordan
  Arab Spatial - IFPRI Initiative: Clemens Breisinger, Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Washington D.C.
  FAO Regional Initiative on Resilience for Food Security and Nutrition: Nasredin Hag Elamin, Senior Policy Officer, FAO
  Session 7: Water & Agriculture Strategy in Abu Dhabi: Dr. Mohamed Al Madfaei, Executive Director, Integrated Environment Planning & Policy, Environment Agency, Abu Dhabi
 
 
Report
  Food Security: Challenges and Prospects
 
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Organizing Partners
ESCWA

FAO

Switchmed

Platinum Sponsor
 
Gold Sponsor
Kuwait

OFID

Silver Sponsor
Kuwait

Bank

aramex

 
 
 
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
 
  Corporate and industry leaders
  Government organizations with responsi bility for the environment, development, resource management, planning, economy and finance
  Environment experts
  Financial institutions
  Academic and research institutions
  NGOs dealing with environment and development
 
REPORT OBJECTIVES
 
  Collect and disseminate first hand sectoral and cross-sectoral data on financing sustainable development in the Arab countries
  Identify barriers to sustainable development in Arab countries
  Recommend actions and policy measures required to bridge the current gaps in the current government policies
  Raise public awareness and trigger informed policy debate about the importance of environment accounts as a strategic step towards shifting to green economy
 
 
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