EO4SD at the World Irrigation Forum (WIF) in Bali

Event date: 
1 September 2019 to 7 September 2019

The World Irrigation Forum (WIF) is a triannual event that brings together stakeholders involved in irrigation of multi-disciplines and all scales, including the policy makers, experts, research institutions, non-governmental organisations and farmers.

The WIF provides a platform for the world irrigation community and interested development professionals to find solutions to problems plaguing the irrigated agriculture, in time of depleting freshwater resources as a result of global warming and climate change.

This year, the Forum took place in Bali, Indonesia 1-7 September and was visited by 1,500 specialists from International Financial Institutions, governmental instutions and industry.

It was an excellent opportunity for EO4SD to interact with its stakeholder while enjoying the Forum where a lot of attention was brought to water productivity, including the opportunities that Earth Observation-based services can bring.