Date: 22-24 April 2012

Venue: Doha-Qatar

Organizer: Ministry of Energy and Water-Qatar

Participating Countries/ Organizations: Bahrain, Kuwait, Iran, Iraq, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

Number of Participants: 48

Number of Female Participants: 3 (6%)


Raising awareness to the importance of considering and dealing with the strong inter-sectorial linkages between water, energy, agriculture

Identifying the major inter-relations, inter-dependencies, challenges, and opportunities of these resources

Facilitating an open discussion platform to share knowledge and experiences

Formulating a research framework and strategy for the required research in the field of rational and efficient water uses in the agricultural sector

Building a network of individuals, institutes and NGOs