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Food Security Program Interview: Professor Rabi Mohtar (January 2017)

Dr. Rabi Mohtar discusses water and food security in the Middle East and North Africa during an interview with Ms. Rachel Bahn of the Food Security Program at the American University of Beirut.

Mohtar on the Food-Energy-Water Nexus (Washington, 2016)

In this two part video, Dr. Rabi Mohtar talks about what the water-energy-food nexus is, what the drivers behind the nexus platform and solutions are, elements of the nexus, and the governing principle of the nexus.  Part I    Part II

TAMUS- Research Nexus: Water Forum (February 2016)

The following list of videos are from the Water Forum held by Texas A&M University-San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas. You can click here to get links to all videos along with the agenda and final report from forum or see the video links below:

Introduction to Forum Objectives(Rabi Mohtar)
Forum Reconvenes for Discussion Group Summaries and Way forward -(Rabi Mohtar)

Navigating Agriculture through the Water-Energy-Food Nexus (November 2015)

This presentation was delivered by Dr. Rabi Mohtar at the ‘Navigating Agriculture through the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Symposium’ held November 19, 2015 in Austin, Texas. He discusses the water-energy-food nexus in agricultural communities in Texas and how resources can be managed.

The Atlantic Dialogues 2015: Conversations (October 2015)

This video holds conversations about food security with: Joaquim Vieira Ferreira Levy, Finance Minister, Brazil moderated by Lourival Sant’Anna, Associate Director and Fernand Braudel, Institute of World Economics. In the second half of the video (37:48) a conversation about the linkage between energy and food is held with Rabi Mohtar, Senior Fellow, OCP Policy Center and Thione Niang, Co-Founder, Akon Lighting Africa moderated by Jim Kolbe, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States.

Grand Challenges Mini-Symposium: Soil Security (May 2015)

The Grand Challenges Mini-Symposium discusses soil security and was held at Texas A&M University. Dr. Rabi Mohtar discusses (24:30) the externalities to the soil-water-food system and the ability of soil paradigms to meet the global challenges. He also talks about integrative environmental modeling and the applications of it.

Dresden Nexus Conference 2015: Rabi Mohtar – Concluding Talk (March 2015)

Dr. Rabi Mohtar gives the Concluding Talk for Day 1 at the Dresden Nexus Conference in Dresden, Germany on March 25, 2015. The Concluding Talk serves to synthesize the Day 1 theme of Climate Change by analyzing the overall outcomes of the day, providing recommendations of action related to the thematic topic of the day and providing an outlook for future initiatives in this area.

Climate Change & Food Security (October 2014)

This lecture is a live streamed video and an installment in the Borlaug Institute Seminar Series. Held at the Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture, Dr. Bruce McCarl and Dr. Rabi Mohtar, both professors of Texas A&M University, discuss how the world’s changing climate affects global food supplies and the measures that must be taken to ensure food security for future generations.

Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Action: From Texas to Global Sustainability (2014)

Dr. Rabi Mohtar talks about the Nexus research activities and the water-energy-food linkages in Texas and globally. He seeks to bring awareness to the Water-Energy-Food nexus in policy and practice and identifies key questions for the State of Texas to explore in the context of sustainability.

Interview Rabi Mohtar- Texas A&M University & Qatar Foundation (June 2014)

This video is an interview with Rabi Mohtar at the International Conference on The Water-Food-Energy Nexus in Drylands: Bridging Science and Policy held 11-13 June 2014 in Rabat, Morocco.

The Nexus Approach: The Road to Water, Energy and Food Security in the Arab World? (January 2014)

This is a presentation of an IFI research study and a panel discussion on The Nexus Approach: The Road to Water, Energy and Food Security in the Arab World? held by the Climate Change and Environment in the Arab World Program at IFI with Holger Hoff, Rabi Mohtar, Ralf Klingbeil, Nadim Farajalla.

Nexus Dialogue: What does the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus mean to you? (April, 2013)

This video, is part of the Nexus Interview Series by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and centers around the question “What does the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus mean to you?”

Who or What Drives Climate Change Policy in the Arab world?(Qatar, December 2012)

This video is of a discussion called, “Who or What Drives Climate Change Policy in the Arab world?” held by the Center for International and Regional Studies  in Doha, Qatar on December 3, 2012 in collaboration with the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs.

Presentation of QEERI (November 2012)

Dr Rabi Mohtar’s presentation at the Qatar National Convention about the Qatar Energy and Environment Research Institute on November 19-23, 2011 in Doha, Qatar.

Energy & Environment Research Discussion (Qatar, November 2011)

Dr. Rabi Mohtar at discussion panel at the Qatar National Convention about Qatar Energy & and Environment Research Institute on November 19-23, 2011 in Doha, Qatar.

WEF Forum (October 2011)

Rabi Mohtar joins the Davos Debates in Jordan at the Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World, held at the Dead Sea, Jordan, 21-23 October 2011.

Water Security – Open Forum (2010)

Speakers talk about water security at World Economic Forum and answer questions such as: What are the key challenges to water security in the Middle East?, How is the water issue linked to economic growth and what are its implications?, and How can regional stakeholders better collaborate to address the issue?

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