First Lebanese National Training Workshop on AquaCrop for Irrigation Water Management
The Training Workshop is organized in cooperation with the Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Lands and Dry Zones (ACSAD) for a duration of five days, and it aims at enhancing national capacities in irrigation water management, and thus contribute to augmenting the resilience and sustainability of the agricultural sector, considering the major challenges facing the Arab region including water scarcity, prevailing conflicts and climate change.
The Training Workshop will focus on enhancing agricultural production and productivity through supplementary irrigation and deficit irrigation techniques. A training manual of AquaCrop for irrigation water management, developed specifically for this purpose in cooperation with ACSAD will be used to inform the Workshop. Participants will include a team of agriculture and water specialists from the Lebanese Ministry of Agriculture and associated agricultural research centers.