Contents

 

 

Chairman’s Overview
Henry Vaux, Jr., University of California, Berkeley

 

1

 

 

Science and Decision-Making

 

 

 

 

Reaching out to Decision-Makers on Science Matters: Islamic World Academy of Sciences as an Example
Moneef R. Zou’bi, Director General, Islamic World Academy of Sciences

 

3

 

 

The Elements of Scientific Advice
Henry Vaux, Jr., University of California, Berkeley

 

20

 

 

How can scientific research be more effectively integrated into public policy making?
Rita P. Maguire, President and CEO, Think AZ, Former Director, Arizona Department of Water Resources

 

27

 

 

The Academy of Science and Technology of Senegal : an instrument of action and advice to decison-makers for the progress of the Nation
Oumar Sock, Professor, Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, Founding Member, the Academy of Science and Technology of Senegal

 

33

 

 

Science and Agricultural Water Management

 

 

 

 

The Role of Science in Agricultural Water Management
Thomas L. Huntzinger, Water Appropriations Program, Kansas Department of Agriculture

 

40

 

 

Optimizing Irrigation for Agricultural Water Management: Scientific Principles
John Letey, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Riverside

 

51

 

 

Linking Agricultural Water Management and Scientifically-Based Decision Making
Sayed-Farhad Mousavi, Professor, College of Agriculture, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran

 

66

 

 

Regulated Deficit Irrigation in Trees and Vines
David A. Goldhamer, Kearney Agricultural Center, University of California, Davis

 

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