Agricultural Water Policy Challenges in a Changng Climate Webinar Series
Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 13:00
This the second webinar in a 3 part series.
Climate change presents urgent challenges for Canadian agriculture, and one of the most pressing is changes in freshwater supply accompanied by increasing demands for water.
Dr. Jay Famiglietti, Executive Director of the Global Institute for Water Security at the University of Saskatchewan
Dr. Oliver Brandes, Co-Director of the POLIS Project on Ecological Governance at the University of Victoria’s Centre for Global Studies.
They will discuss changing water availability throughout Canada and the implications for agriculture and food security. They will also provide reflections on the Water Sustainability Act in BC and opportunities for improving water governance in the face of climate change.