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Digital talk: "More food with less water"


For a more resilient and sustainable agriculture. United Nations World Water Day. Streaming on from 10am on 22 March

On the occasion of the 31st World Water Day, a few hours after the opening of the UN 2023 Water Conference in New York,

Earth Day Italia

in collaboration with Impatta and CREA, the most important Italian research body dedicated to agri-food, organizes a ANSA live digital talk entitled "More food with less water", from 10

Climate change increasingly subjects the Mediterranean area to a situation of water stress which risks becoming systematic, imposing a reflection on the entire agri-food chain, on saving water resources, the use of irrigation techniques with low environmental impact and the adoption of good practices to promote more resilient and sustainable agriculture.

Pierluigi Sassi,

president of Earth Day Italia, will

moderate the event which will be attended by:

Massimo Iannetta

, ENEA Biotechnology and Agro-industry Division Manager;

Liliana Gaeta

, expert of CREA - Agriculture and Environment Center;

Filiberto Altobelli,

researcher at CREA - Center for Policies and Bioeconomy;

Stefania Sarnataro

, agricultural entrepreneur of Coldiretti Giovani.



will be entrusted with a performance between irony and music.

An interview will also be proposed with

Alfonso Pecoraro Scanio

, former Minister of the Environment and Agriculture, currently President of the UniVerde Foundation, who from New York will give an overview on the latest edition of the Report on the Development of World Water Resources - the most important report of the United Nations on the subject - which will be presented during the UN Water Conference.

With the digital talk on 22 March, the "month of the Earth" starts which will accompany us until next 22 April with the celebrations of the 53rd World Earth Day of which some previews will be given.

Source: ansa

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