On the 9th of December 2021, the Chairman of the Executive Committee of IFAS, Mr. Sulton Rahimzoda, participated in the High-Level ceremony for the presentation of the Report “The State of the world’s land and water resources for food and agriculture 2021: Systems at breaking point (SOLAW 2021)”
The central theme of SOLAW 2021, which was attended by over 360 experts from around the world, was “Systems at breaking point”, offering solutions that go beyond the conventional approach, instilling urgency to bring about the necessary transformations at the roots of global food systems – water, land and soil – and inspiring decision-making by decision-makers at global, regional and national levels.
Sulton Rahimzoda in his speech noted the importance of the topic and the timeliness of the release of the Report in connection with the deteriorating situation at the global and regional levels in the management and use of water and land resources.
He also noted the importance of this issue for the Central Asian region in the context of the impact of climate change and population growth.
In this regard, he mentioned that the analysis and recommendations of this Report will serve as a good basis for discussion and stimulation of actions within the framework of the Second Dushanbe Water Decade Conference in June 2022 and the UN Conference on the Mid-term Review of the Implementation of the Water Decade in 2023.