2nd National Drought Forum

Forum banner by NIDIS with a picture of a tree that is dried up on half of a side and the other side nice and green. Also has the dates July 30-31, 2019 in Washington, DC. Forum is Co-hosted by the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) and the National Drought Resilience Partnership (NDRP)

2nd National Drought Forum
July 30 - 31, 2019
30 July, 2019 to 31 July, 2019
United States Institute of Peace
Washington, DC 20037

Goals and Objectives

  • Take stock of lessons learned and progress towards U.S. drought readiness since the last Forum in 2012;
  • Strengthen the state-federal relationship to realize greater collaboration and promote cooperative partnerships with U.S. businesses to address drought across time scales and across levels of government and sectors;
  • Discuss new information and opportunities for coordination that help move the Nation from a reactive to a proactive approach to drought risk management; and
  • Produce a list of “action items” that could improve U.S. drought readiness and resilience

Documents for Meeting (Coming Soon)

  • Participant List
  • Final Agenda 
  • Goals & Obectives
  • Bios of Speakers
  • Guidance for Breakout Discussion