The final report of the second symposium of water resources policymakers entitled “Food Security and Sustainable Governance of Water Resources”

The second symposium of water resources policymakers entitled Food Security & Sustainable Governance was held in the Fajr Hall of the Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization on Thursday, March 3, 2016, with the participation of the Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Jihad Agriculture, Amirkabir University of Technology, Environmental Protection Organization and Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Tehran Agricultural Mines. Dr. Boroumand, Vice Chancellor for Research at Amirkabir University of Technology, at the inauguration of this symposium, referring to the determination of Amirkabir University of Technology in introducing and reducing sustainable development in the country, said: Food security is one of the main policy axes of the most important concerns of today’s societies. Therefore, paying attention to the possible problems and difficulties in this field is the concern of the social institutions of the communities. In another part of his speech, he added: the government should have careful planning to reduce water consumption and this planning should be operational and not a slogan so that we reduce a certain percentage of our water consumption annually.
In her speech, Dr. Mazaheri, Vice-Chancellor for Education and Research of Amirkabir University of Technology, pointed to the ecological footprint and, while introducing these two concepts, asked all organizations related to food and water security to pay attention to these two important categories and Also consider environmental pollution and do not depend on environmental pollution to achieve their goals.

This symposium ended at 16:30 after holding three specialized panels of the Environmental Protection Organization, the Ministry of Jihad for Agriculture and the Ministry of Energy.

Attachment: Food security and Sustainable Water Governance-Final Report_0

Final Statement of the Second Consensus on “Food Security and Sustainable Governance of Water Resources”

Second Water Resources Policy Makers’ Conference on “Food Security and Sustainable Governance” by the Center for Industrial and Productivity Engineering Research and Sustainable Development Office of Amirkabir University of Technology in collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture Jihad, Ministry of Energy, EPA and Chamber of Commerce, Mines The Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Agriculture held a meeting on 24 January 94 to identify challenges in this area and present practical solutions.

In this one-day visit, experts and regional water thinkers on five axes are expected to discuss water crises so the country can provide its financial services. The proposed method for this visit is in accordance with the year that their brothers have changed, at your service. Three experts in the field can always be used with executive vice presidents with free advertising clip designs.

Meeting Goals:

The main purpose of the meeting was to identify challenges in the country’s water resources, to form a think tank and specialized working groups to work together to address the water shortage crisis and to propose strategic plans for the Sixth Development Plan.

Meeting topics:

The axes selected for the discussions of the Second Sustainable Water Governance Summit can be summarized as follows:

  1. Food security
  2. Sustainable Governance of Water Resources.
  3. Water resource management
  4. Institutional, Legal and Structural Aspects of Water Resources Management.
  5. Cultural aspects and information in water resources management.

The final statement file containing 38 paragraphs is attached and can be downloaded.


Detailed Report and “Final Statement” on Water Resources Policymakers’ Sustainable Productivity and Governance of Water Resources

Water Resources Policy Makers Conference on “Sustainable Productivity and Governance of Water Resources” was held on January 25, 2014 at Amir Kabir University of Technology at the Ministry of Energy Conference Center.


We need to recognize the drought and remove it from the list of crisis headquarters and unexpected events,” said the head of the country’s Environmental Protection Agency. According to IRNA, Masoumeh ebtekar at the first Water Resources Policy Makers Conference held at the Ministry of Energy’s Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Productivity and Governance said: Forecasts of global scientific centers indicate a continuing drought and drought in various parts of the world, especially the Middle East. she said that drought should be considered as a reality in all macro and strategic plans of the country, stating that this is a situation for those countries that are thinking about good governance and essential role in the future development and environment of their country. Great alert. The low-carbon economy is under development.

He said global warming is another warning, saying global warming is projected to rise by one degree, and that all countries are required to come up with strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and in our country a low-carbon economy is at hand. Editing. The initiative emphasized the need to formulate and implement solutions to tackle the effects of global warming, she added: “We have dealt with less in the scientific foundations and executive and strategic policies while one of the principles of strategic management is defining the vision and planning for the future.” she said that the ground should be prepared for the people not to worry about the future, stating: In the eleventh government there is a view that while dealing with immediate crises, we cannot neglect the strategic perspective of the future.

Referring to the existence of a water crisis in a large part of the country, Initiative said: Coping with the water crisis in the country requires a shift in attitude towards water management and holding such conferences will help this intellectual revolution and formulate executive policies. she announced the drafting of the Wetlands Bill in the Eleventh Government and said: “Fortunately, in addition to the critical view of water and the environment, the Council of Ministers has received special support from these sectors, and is working to modify the implementation policy by formulating the Wetlands Bill.” One-way water transfer designs help preserve wetlands. she described the right of nature to provide natural services to supply water to the agricultural, industrial and drinking sectors, adding that this right should be considered sustainable so that nature can continue its services. The Vice President emphasized the need to protect the wetlands of the country and said that with the positive view of the government next year, a good credit line will be allocated to the wetlands of Hamoun, Bakhtegan, Parishan and especially Urmia Lake, which reflects the government’s special focus on water and environment. Is life. The initiative emphasized that we must move the evolution of the water sector to all levels of economic and decision-making in the country, she said. “We must start from the beginning of science and keep this evolution in policies and programs, because this is a cycle. Is interconnected. He described environmental assessment as the main strategy for development adaptation to the environment and continued: “The bill is on the government’s agenda and has been passed in its entirety.” The first national conference of water resource policymakers on “Sustainability and Sustainable Governance of Water Resources” was today (Thursday) attended by Minister of Energy Hamid Chitchian, President’s Cultural Adviser Hassamuddin Ashna, Masoumeh Initiative Chief of Environmental Protection, Mahmoud Hojati Minister of Agriculture Jihad, Morteza Shahidzadeh, Managing Director of Agricultural Bank and Sayyid Ahmad Motamedi, President of Amirkabir University of Technology, held a conference at the Ministry of Energy. The conference aims to work together to resolve the water crisis to identify challenges in the country’s water resources and to provide practical solutions for use in the Sixth Development Plan, with the support of the Amir Kabir University of Technology and Sustainable Development Research Center, in collaboration with the Ministry. Energy, Ministry of Agriculture Jihad, Environmental Protection Agency, Tehran Municipality, Agricultural Bank and Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture Tehran and Iran have been arranged. Water resources management, economic aspects of water, social aspects of water, environmental aspects of water, institutional, legal and structural aspects of water, and aspects of culture, education and information are key drivers of this thinking.

The full report of the conference and its closing statement are available from the link below.