FAO warns of growing water scarcity amid climate change, population growth

FAO warns of growing water scarcity amid climate change, population growth Ronnel W. Domingo Philippine Daily Inquirer / January 24, 2017 Competition for water will intensify as the global population exceeds nine billion people around 2050. The Food and Agriculture Organization is calling for better…

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Equal access to water and the governance in six countries.

Equal access to water: Improving gender relations around water access, use & governance in six countries. Report from UN Development Programme Published on 17 Oct 2016. Women and men access, use, and benefit from water differently; yet due to existing gender disparities, their relationship to…

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Farmers versus big business: the politics of irrigation in Tanzania

Farmers versus big business: the politics of irrigation in Tanzania Elizabeth Harrison and Anna Mdee Thursday 14 May 2015 Lack of clarity over who should regulate and control water access causes competition between farmers, urban dwellers and foreign investment. Farmers in Tanzania say that sprinkler…

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Climate change, drought and overexploitation of water resources

Climate change, drought and overexploitation of water resources Javier Muñoz, Journal U. Chile, Radio Universidad de Chile, November 30, 2014. The overexploitation of water resources, climate change and the bad management of resources, maintain the drought in north-central Chile. Although measures are announced, organizations say…

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Agriculture Ministers Agree to promote sustainable water use

Agriculture Ministers Agree to promote sustainable water use. Rotary Journal, Queretaro, Mexico – Argentina.  American Agriculture Ministers agreed to promote the sustainable use of water for agriculture and rural areas. The delegations agreed on the need to work together to boost agriculture projects in the…

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Adopt policy to increase irrigation in Guatemala

Adopt policy to increase irrigation in Guatemala July 11, 2013, Guatemala. The Government of Guatemala reported to have adopted a policy to increase irrigation water for agriculture to overcome water shortages affecting crops during the summer in various regions. It is intended that the Government…

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Integrated urban water management. Case Study: Asuncion

Integrated urban water management. Case Study: Asuncion Water and Sanitation Program of the World Bank (WSP) Partnership Programme for water (WPP) of the World Bank. January 2013 www.bibliotecaonuagua.org     Water Library | Document Center United Nations Water and Sanitation The serious problems in the city of…

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Australia hydraulic development requires more investment and economic studies.

Juan G. R. Australia hydraulic development requires more investment and economic studies. Water and Irrigation. Vol 4, No. 1: 9-10, April, 2013, Spain. Australia has made great efforts in sustainable water development in the country, but droughts and floods threaten future food crises, it is…

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