Key Speakers of the Conference:


 Prof. Tony Allan

Emeritus Professor
Department of Geography
King's College London 



 Prof. Arjen Y. Hoekstra

Professor at University of Twente.
Driven scientist. Water, Environment, Economics & Sustainability.

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 Dr. Brian Chatterton

Former Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forests and Rural Reconstruction of South Australia
As Minister was responsible for dryland farming projects in many WANA countries and from 1987 consults on dryland farming for international agencies and national governments in WANA region from Iran to Morocco. Has written extensively and published books on dryland farming (, water, olives and olive oil. Also grows olives in Umbria.



 Mrs. Kathlynne Chatterton

Farming and food policy adviser to South Australian Government (covering agriculture, fisheries and forestry), 15 years grower of Fruit and vegetables under irrigation, degree in Political Science and History (university of Adelaide, Australia), 20 years consultant to governments and institutions for dryland farming development projects in WANA region.


  Dr. Ana Elisa Cascão

Programme Manager at the Transboundary Water Management Unit – Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)

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