Associate Dean in the Agricultural Research Division
Professor of Plant Ecophysiology in the School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Tala Awada, is an Associate Dean in the Agricultural Research Division, a Professor of Plant Ecophysiology in the School of Natural Resources, and a Fellow of the Robert B. Daugherty Global Water for Food Institute, at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She co-leads the Platte River: High Plains Aquifer, Long Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR – USDA/ARS) site. She conducts research on the productivity, sustainability, and resilience of agroecosystems. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada; MS from the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Greece; and BS in Agriculture from the Lebanese University.
The conference debates and results will contribute to achieving the objectives of the thematic areas – “Groundwater in a Changing Environment” and “Education Key to Water Security” – of the 8th phase of the UNESCO IHP programme on “Water Security: Responses to Local, Regional, and Global Challenges.