Sustainable Water Management for Food Security:
An international policy dialogue on progressing water policy reform for agriculture, with focus on Indonesia
Bogor, Indonesia, 13-15 December, 2011
Hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Indonesia
This workshop will:
- Initiate a national policy dialogue to advance policy and institutional reforms related to water resources and quality in agriculture
- Outline the challenges for water systems affected by agriculture, with particular focus on the potential effects of climate change and the implications for food security
- Identify and prioritize investments to advance the performance and sustainability of agricultural water systems, to both improve water use efficiency by agriculture and lower agricultural pollution of water systems
- Substantiate the dialogue with analytical work, international best practice and the experience of experts
Information for participants
Workshop papers and presentations
SESSION 1: WELCOME AND OPENING ADDRESSES
Welcome address from the Indonesia Workshop Host Organizer
Director General of Agricultural Infrastructure and Facilities, Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Opening address on behalf of the Asian Development Bank
Asian Development Bank, Southeast Asia Regional Department, Indonesia Resident Mission,
Opening address on behalf of the OECD Secretariat
Trade and Agriculture Directorate,
OECD, Paris, France.
Opening address from the Indonesian Minister of Agriculture
Minister Dr. SUSWONO,
Minister of Agriculture The Republic of Indonesia,
SESSION 2: CURRENT SITUATION AND FUTURE OUTLOOK OF WATER SYSTEM MANAGEMENT AND POLICIES IN INDONESIAN AGRICULTURE
- Overview of the Objectives and Organisation of the Workshop
Kevin Parris, Trade and Agriculture Directorate, OECD, Paris, France,
and Tom Panella, Asian Development Bank, Indonesia Resident Mission, Jakarta, Indonesia
SESSION 2 PART I : Overview of the Current Situation of Indonesian Water System Management and Policies Related to Agriculture.
- Sustainable Water Management
Mochammad AMRON, Director General of Water Resources, Ministry of Public Works, Jakarta, Indonesia.
- Overview of Indonesia water system and policies
Donny AZDAN, Director of Water and Irrigation, State Ministry for Development Planning, Jakarta, Indonesia.
- Time for Innovation in Indonesia’s Irrigation Sector
Douglas L. VERMILLION (United States), S.R. LENGKONG (Indonesia) and Sudar Dwi ATMANTO (Indonesia), Consultants for ADB’s Policy Advice and Technical Assistance Project, Component for Irrigation Management and Development.
SESSION 2 PART II : Future Outlook for the Indonesian Agriculture and Water System.
- Challenges and Future Needs for Irrigation Management in Indonesia.
Sigit Supadmo ARIF and T. MURTININGRUM, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia.
- OECD-FAO Projections of Indonesian Agriculture to 2020: Implications for Water Resources and Water Quality.
Holger MATTHEY, Economist, Trade and Markets Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy
- Challenges for sustainable agricultural water management in Indonesia.
Marhuarar NAPITUPULU, Indonesia Global Water Partnership, Jakarta, Indonesia.
SESSION 3 : REGIONAL, TECHNOLOGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE CHALLENGES FOR AGRICULTURAL WATER MANAGEMENT AND POLICIES IN INDONESIA AND THE PHILIPPINES
SESSION 3 PART I :Overview of the Current Situation of Indonesian Water System Management and Policies Related to Agriculture.
- Optimum Water sharing for Sustainable Water Resource Utilization in Cicatih-Cimandiri watershed, Sukabumi Indonesia.
Budi I. SETIAWAN, Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor, Indonesia;
and Popi REDJEKININGRUM, Ministry of Agriculture, the Republic of Indonesia, Jakarta.
- Food Security and the Water Futures of Java.
Paul Van HOFWEGEN, Senior Water Resources Specialist, World Bank Office, Jakarta, Indonesia.
- Water Availability for Agriculture in Indonesia: Challenges and Coping Strategy.
Le Istiqlal AMIN, Center for Agricultural Land Resources Research Development (BBSDLP), Jakarta, Indonesia.
SESSION 3 PART II – Water Technology and Infrastructure Challenges related to the Indonesian and the Philippines Agricultural Sector.
- Current status of agricultural water management in Indonesia.
Hasil SEMBIRING2/, A. Karim MAKARIM3/, S. ABDULRACHMAN4/ and N. WIDIARTA2/
2/Head of the Indonesian Center for Food Crop Research and Development
3/Senior researchers of the Indonesian Center for Food Crop Research and Development
4/Senior researcher of the Indonesian Center for Rice Research
- Sustainable Water Management for Food Security.
Alejandro L. Alberca, Acting Regional Manager, National Irrigation Administration, Pagadian City, Philippines.
SESSION 4 – INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCES IN MOVING TOWARD SUSTAINABLE WATER MANAGEMENT IN AGRICULTURE
SESSION 4 PART I – International Experiences: Overview
- Sustainable Management of Water in Agriculture: An OECD Perspective
Kevin PARRIS, Senior Agricultural Policy Analyst, Agricultural Policies and Environment Division, Trade and Agriculture Directorate, OECD, Paris, France.
- Charging Farmers for Irrigation Water: Goals, Methods, and Outcomes
Dennis WICHELNS, Principal Economist, International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
- Meeting the present and future challenges of agricultural water management in Asia: Towards a New Framework for Action
Thierry Facon, Senior Water Management Officer, and Louise Whiting, Regional Water Management Officer, FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand.
- Responding to scarcity: Lessons from Australian water markets
Will Fargher, General Manager, Water Markets and Efficiency Group, National Water Commission, Canberra, Australia.
SESSION 4 PART II – International Experiences: Institutional Issues.
- How getting the "demand side" right, by empowering community led initiatives, is leading to sustainable management of freshwater in New Zealand.
Ken Hughey, Professor of Environmental Management; Postgraduate Director, Department of Environmental Management; Faculty of Environment, Society & Design, Lincoln University, Christchurch, New Zealand.
- Australia's Water Reform journey.
Karl Higgins, Director, Water Strategies Section, Water Reform Division, Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population & Communities, Canberra, Australia.
- Reforms for Agricultural Water Management in China.
Gao Zhanyi, President of ICID, and Director, National Centre for Efficient Irrigation Technology Research, P.R. China.
- Legal Reforms and Multi-functional Water Users’ Associations (WUAs) to manage water and agriculture support services – Chhattisgarh (India) experience.
C.M. Wijayaratna, Team Leader Technical Assistance Programme (ADB Consultant), Chhattisgarh Irrigation Development Project (CIDP), Water Resources Department Training Centre, Iddgah, Chhattisgarh, India.
SESSION 4 PART III – International Experiences: Monitoring and Climate Change.
- Assessing and reporting the impacts of agriculture on freshwater ecosystems.
Robert Speed, Freshwater Consultant Advisor, WWF, Australia.
- Estimating the Gross Value of Irrigated Agricultural Production in Australia.
Steve May, Water Accounts Section, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Canberra, Australia.
- Water management for appropriate water allocation and its implications for food security: Theoretical considerations.
Kenji Yoshinaga, The Faculty of Regional Development Studies, Tokyo University, Japan.
- Asian Development Bank's Approach of Water Management for Food Security in Pyanj River Basin (Tajikistan and Afghanistan).
Ryutaro Takaku, Water Resources Specialist, Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Division (CWER), Central and West Asia Department (CWRD), Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines.
SESSION 4 PART IV – International Experiences: Technology and Infrastructure.
- A National Assessment of Water Availability: Implementing the strategy for Federal science and technology to support water availability and quality in the United States.
Jo Leslie Eimers, International Water Resources Specialist, U.S. Geological Survey, United States.
- Evolution of Agricultural Water Development for Rural Revitalization in Korea.
Jongmin Park, Deputy Director, General Division of International Cooperation, Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Korea.
- Policy Proposal on Water Management Systems in Terminal Canals for Paddy Fields in Indonesia – Lessons from Experiences in Asian monsoon countries and Japan.
Kazumi Yamaoka, Research Co-ordinator, Research Strategy Office, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Science (JIRCAS), Japan.
- Water Management and Food Security in Vietnam.
Bùi Thị Quỳnh Nga, Director of ADB6 Project (ADB Consultant), Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ha Noi, Vietnam.
SESSION 5 – CONCLUDING DISCUSSION, RECOMMENDATIONS AND CLOSING ADDRESSES.
REPORTS FROM RAPPORTEURS
- Rapporteur Sessions 2 and 3: Indonesian Experiences.
Thierry Facon, Senior Water Management Officer, FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand.
- Rapporteur Sessions 4 and 5: International Experiences.
Dennis Wichelns, Principal Economist, International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
- Workshop Recommendations.
Kevin Parris, Trade and Agriculture Directorate, OECD, Paris, France.
Background reading and relevant websites
OECD (2010) Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Agriculture
OECD (2010) Summary Report of an OECD Workshop (Zaragoza, Spain) on developing water information for policy makers
OECD websites related to water:
- Agriculture and water: www.oecd.org/agriculture/water
- Water general: www.oecd.org/water
ADB (2009) Revitalizing Asia’s Irrigation: To sustainably meet tomorrow’s food needs
Information Paper: Methods of estimating the Gross Value of Irrigated Agricultural Production: http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/4610.0.55.0062008?OpenDocument