Vulnerability of the Mediterranean soils to water erosion

20 - 21 November 2018, Rabat, Morocco

Photo: Institut Agronomique Vétérinaire Hassan II

20 – 21 November 2018, Rabat, Morocco.

The conference “Vulnerability of the Mediterranean soils to water erosion: state of knowledge and adaptation strategies in the face of global change” will be held on 20 – 21 November 2018 in Morocco, Hassan II Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine, campus of Rabat.

The general objective of this conference is to review the present state of knowledge on the vulnerability of the Mediterranean soil in the face of water erosion, discuss the principal tracks of adaptation in the face of global change, provide active dissemination of its results and promote collaborations between North-South and South-South researchers.

This colloquium will be structured in to the following generic axis (the list of topics by axis is not exhaustive):

  1. Study of water erosion (forms, factors, processes, modeling, cartography, environmental, social and economic impacts, etc.)
  2. Analysis of the course dynamics of climate and society.
  3. Innovative adaptation measures in the face of global change.
  4. Use of ecosystem services in the definition of new alternatives intended to mitigate soil degradation.
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EFIMED is the Mediterranean Facility of the European Forest Institute. Based in Barcelona, Spain, it was launched in 2007.