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  • Towards smart and sustainable water use in agriculture
    Conference - Water & Agriculture - 25 March 2013 - Programme
  • Speaker
    Staffan Nilsson
    Organisation
    EESC
    Soil is crucial to our livelihoods, as it supplies us with food, fibre, fuel and raw materials. We certainly consider it to be an issue of strategic importance, and not only as an environmental issue but also as a key element of sustainable economic growth in Europe.
    Staffan Nilsson keynote speech on soil & water at the Green Week 2012
  • Speaker
    Staffan Nilsson
    Organisation
    EESC
    Water is a key element of my work programme, linked to both the themes of sustainability and growth, and solidarity and development, and the EESC will actively continue in the next 2 years its efforts to tackle this topic of vital concern at local, European and global level. We certainly consider it to be an issue of strategic importance, and not only as an environmental issue but also as a key element of sustainable economic growth in Europe. Water is a vital resource for all human beings and for many economic sectors, including but certainly not limited to agriculture and the agri-food industry.
    Speech by Staffan Nilsson at World Water Forum12.03.2012
  • In this issue:

    • Our members address water-related challenges, in the context of the EESC's call for an EU Blue Deal - a comprehensive water strategy for Europe
    • Guest article by Hasmik Barseghyan, President of the European Youth Parliament for Water and Advisory Committee Member of the United Nations' University FLORES
    • Interview with rapporteur Ioannis Vardakastanis on Blue Diplomacy
    • Reports on recent events
    Civil Society Organisations' Bulletin - October 2023