The MedECC working group 1 “Water, food, energy” workshop  was held from 10 to 12 May 2017 in Rabat, Morocco at the Faculty of Sciences (4, Avenue Ibn Battouta, Agdal).

MedECC WG1 “WATER, FOOD, ENERGY” COORDINATORS

  • Marianela Fader (International Centre for Water Resources and Global Change, Koblenz, Germany)
  • Manfred Lange (Cyprus Institute/Future Earth MENA Regional Center, Nicosia, Cyprus)
  • Maria Carmen Llasat (University of Barcelona, Spain)

MedECC COORDINATORS

  • Wolfgang Cramer (CNRS, Labex OT-Med, France)
  • Joel Guiot (CNRS, Labex OT-Med, France)
  • Julien Le Tellier (Plan Bleu, France)

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

  • Maria Snoussi (Mohammed V University of Rabat, Morocco)
  • Souad El Hajjaji (Mohammed V University of Rabat, Morocco)
  • Otmane Raji (Mohammed V University of Rabat, Morocco)
  • Katarzyna Marini (Labex OT-Med, France)
  • Barbara Bourlion (Labex OT-Med, France)

PARTICIPANTS

Safa Baydoun, Beirut Arab University Beirut, Lebanon

Sana Ben Ismail, Institut National des Sciences et Technologies de la Mer, Tunis, Tunisia

Ghani Chehbouni, French Institute of Research for France/Morocco Development (IRD)

Valérie Coudrain IMBE, Aix-Marseille Univ.,Labex OT-Med Aix-en-Provence, France

Wolfgang Cramer, IMBE, CNRS, Labex OT-Med Aix-en-Provence, France

Hamouda Dakhlaoui, National School of Architecture and Urbanism, Tunis

Souad El Hajjaji, Mohammed V University Rabat, Morocco

Marianela Fader, International Centre for Water Resources and Global Change, Koblenz, Germany

Alessandro Galli, Global Footprint Network, Chiusi, Italy

Joel Guiot, CEREGE, CNRS, Labex OT-Med Aix-en-Provence, France

Lionel Jarlan, IRD/CESBIO Marrakech, Morocco

Nicolas  Jarraud, Cyprus Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus

Baris Karapinar, Bosporus University Istanbul, Turkey

Manfred Lange,  Cyprus Institute/Future Earth MENA Regional Center, Nicosia, Cyprus

Laila Mandi, University of Cadi Ayyad Marrakech, Morocco

Katarzyna Marini, Aix-Marseille Univ., Labex OT-Med Aix-en-Provence, France

Juan Antonio Rodríguez Díaz, University of Córdoba Cordoba, Spain

Alberto Sanz Cobeña, Technical University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Maria Snoussi, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco

Salah Soliman, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt

Zahira Souidi, University of Mascara, Mascara, Algeria

Vakur Sümer, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey

Lahcen Taiqui, Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Tangier, Morocco

Andrea Toreti, European Commission, Joint Research Center, Ispra, Italy

 

AGENDA

10 May 2017

10:00-10:15 Welcome from the local representatives

10:15-10:45 Introduction to the MedECC initiative (20 mins. presentation + 10 questions). Joel Guiot

10:45-11:15 Workshop objectives and agenda (20 mins. presentation + 10 questions). Marianela Fader

11:15-12:15 Tour de table. Moderator Katarzyna Marini

12:15-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:30  Natural and socio-economic drivers of climate and environmental change. (20 mins. presentation + 10 questions). Wolfgang Cramer

14:30-16:00 Work together on plenary about subsection “Drivers”: which one of them should stay in our chapter and which ones should go to the general driver section? Lead of discussion Manfred Lange

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-18:00 2 parallel identical post-it sessions: Brainstorming about the whole report outline: what is missing there? Moderators Joel Guiot and Wolfgang Cramer

18:00-18:30 Presentation of the post-it walls in plenary

11 May 2017 

9:00-10:30 2 parallel post-it sessions: pin post-it with keywords belonging to each WG title

  • “Climate change impacts on water availability and consumption, food production and energy production and consumption” Moderator Marianela Fader
  • “Impacts of environmental degradation (incl. loss of biodiversity) on water resources and their management as well as on food and energy security”. Moderator Manfred Lange

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-12:15 2 parallel sessions: structure the post-its into a subsection outline and assign lead authors:

  • “Climate change impacts on water availability and consumption, food production and energy production and consumption” Moderator Marianela Fader
  • “Impacts of environmental degradation (incl. loss of biodiversity) on water resources and their management as well as on food and energy security”. Moderator Manfred Lange

12:15-14:00 Lunch

14:00-16:00 Plenary: presentation of results of the split groups. Marianela Fader, Manfred Lange

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-18:00 Work together on subsection “Policies, solutions, best practices, potential responses”: specify outline, get some structure, add keywords, ask who offers for what subsection. Moderator Wolfgang Cramer

18:00-19:00 End of day 2; Moderators merge outlines, post-its, etc.

12 May 2017

9:00-10:00 Literature race: each participant recommends “must-read” papers, reports, etc. from the own field or about another field of our chapter. A common list will be written. Thoughts and recommendations as well as the digital copies must be brought from home! Here we only put them together, eliminate doubling, etc. Lead of effort Katarzyna Marini

10:00-10:30 Marianela Fader: Presentation of the new outline of our chapter with keywords and authors

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-12:00 General Discussion, feedback, definition of homework, next meeting. Moderator Joel Guiot

12:00- End of the meeting