Top Experts Address Water & Food Security Challenges

United Nations Relief Food Arrives in Lebanese Town

United Nations’ relief supplies arrive in Lebanese town (Photo courtesy United Nations Photo, Creative Commons)

World Water Week (WWW), hosted by the Stockholm International Water Institute, runs August 26 through 31 in Stockholm, Sweden.

WWW tackles the planet’s most urgent water-related issues. Approximately 2,500 experts, practitioners, decision-makers and business innovators from around the globe gather to exchange ideas, foster new thinking and develop solutions.

The event, Water and Food Security, includes thought leaders such as Sanjeev Chadha, PepsiCo Middle East and Africa President; Torgny Holmgren, incoming Stockholm International Water Institute Executive Director; Lakshmi Puri, UN Women Deputy Executive Director; the and Hon. Dr. Mohamed Bahaa El Din Saad, Egyptian President AMCOW and Water and Irrigation Minister.

Feeding everyone in the future with limited water resources means that we have to become better at growing more crops per drop as well as revisit our thinking regarding how we produce, consume, and trade food all along the food chain,” said the WWW welcome letter. Follow the conversation on Twitter at the hashtag #WWWeek or at the WWW media site,

Visit the GAIN Index to see how countries around the world compare on their water vulnerability scores.