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20.-21.01.2012: 2nd Berlin Water Dialogues, Berlin, Germany

Dec 12th, 2011 |

On the 20th until the 21st of January 2012 the second Berlin Water Dialogues will take place on the Berlin fairgrounds in co-operation with INTERNATIONAL GREEN WEEK BERLIN and its political opening, the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA).

INTERNATIONAL GREEN WEEK BERLIN is the world’s largest fair for food, agriculture and horticulture, which convenes important representatives from the food industry, wholesale, retail, trade, experts and specialists from research and production as well as delegates from institutions for agricultural and environmental policy.

The Berlin Water Dialogues 2012 will offer a one-day interactive conference format for international representatives of industry and research as well as politicians and government officials.
The meeting will address the significance of the links between water resources and food security and provide the opportunity to exchange ideas during discussion rounds and an evening event. Registration includes access to the trade fair, its opening ceremony and the International Agriculture Ministers’ Panel Discussion on 21 January.

For more information, contact the Blue Planet organization team at or visit

Join  the Berlin Water Dialogues 2012 and register now!

Focus Topics:
I – A holistic view on water in the food supply chain
II – Water use & Water allocation – Competing sectors and interests

Registration Fee:
€ 150,- (incl. VAT)

Including contributions from:

  • Aleksandras Stulginskis University Kaunas, Lithuania – Prof. Dr. Antanas Maziliauskas
  • Bayer CropScience AG
  • Center for Development Research Bonn (ZEF) – Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
  • European Crop Protection Association (ECPA) – Dr. Friedhelm Schmider
  • European Water Partnership (EWP) – Friedrich Barth
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) – Alexander Müller
  • German Federal Ministry for Agriculture – Friedrich Wacker
  • German Federal Ministry for the Environment – Thomas Stratenwerth
  • Humboldt University Berlin – Prof. Dr. Konrad Hagedorn
  • International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) – Dr. Claudia Ringler
  • Otto Group – Dr. Johannes Merck
  • Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) – Dr. Holger Hoff
  • Universität Rostock – Prof. Dr. Felix Ekardt
  • World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) – Martin Geiger

The conference program is subject to amendments and modifications.

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