Syrian crisis altered region’s land and water resources

Syrian crisis altered region’s land and water resources, Stanford study finds Danielle Torrent and Tucker, Steven Gorelick Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences: December 5, 2016 The Syrian civil war and subsequent refugee migration caused sudden changes in the area’s land use and…

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Water: drinkability, availability and use in Mexico.

Water: drinkability, availability and use in Mexico. Simón Vargas Aguilar. Opinion, 06.10.2016, Mexico. The availability of water in sufficient quantity and condition, has a direct impact on the quality of life and social development in Mexico. The agricultural sector occupies 76.7% of usable water, industry…

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World Water Day 2016

World Water Day 2016 “We can take bold action to address water inequity as part of our efforts to realize the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Message for World Water Day 2016 Water means jobs Water is the essential building block of…

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Canadian Water Quality Index for the Naranjo river watershed, Cuba.

Canadian Water Quality Index for the Naranjo river watershed, Las Tunas province, Cuba Balmaseda Espinosa C. y García Hidalgo Y.  Agrarian University of Havana, Faculty of Agriculture, San José de las Lajas, Mayabeque. University of Las Tunas, Faculty of Agriculture, Las Tunas, Cuba.  Revista Ciencias…

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Minimum budget, maximum water: Jalyukta Shivar irrigation projects

Minimum budget, maximum water: Jalyukta Shivar projects to irrigate 25 lakh hectares, cost Rs 10,000 crore in five years.Written by Shubhangi Khapre  Published: The Indian Express, October 11, 2015, India Following the success of the first phase of its ambitious water conservation project, Jalyukta Shivar,…

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Investment water& irrigation for Latin America requires economic studies and technical assistance.

Juan G.R. Investment water& irrigation for Latin America requires economic studies and technical assistance. Water and Irrigation. Vol: 5, No. 1: 22-26, July, 2014, Spain. Until 2018 Latin America invests more than 40,000 million dollars and takes a big challenge in relation to drinking water,…

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The agricultural sector exacerbated the crisis by the lack of water and hailstones

The agricultural sector exacerbated the crisis by the lack of water and hailstones Monday, May 19, 2014, Mendoza, Argentina. In the town of San Rafael in the province of Mendoza, the need to produce raw material to provide a few canneries that are working in…

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