Effects of climate change, such as sea level rise, increased oceanic heat, acidification of the oceans, melting of ice in poles and glaciers continue, extreme weather conditions have sown destruction on all continents, as indicated in the WMO Climate change and its different effects are reaching the different areas of the planet and are becoming more aggressive every day, which together with the demographic growth of the world population that already reaches 7.8 billion inhabitants and the pollution of the air by the Greenhouse gas emissions due to the action of human activity make the perspective of sustainable development and social welfare increasingly difficult to achieve by the end of the century.
World Water Day 22 March 2013 Theme 2013: Water Cooperation “One of each three people lives in country with moderate to high water scarce, and it is possible that by 2030 the shortage affects nearly half of the world population, as demand may exceed by…View More Water cooperation
Juan G. R. Wastewater purification and its use in Spain. Water and Irrigation, Vol: 4,…View More Wastewater purification and its use in Spain.
Climate change: provide greater damage by drought in Coahuila Source: Jose Reyes, February 5, 2013, Mexico. About 18 thousand producers are those who will…View More Climate change: provide greater damage by drought in Coahuila
Mekonnen Teshome. Horn of Africa should grow more climate-hardy cassava 17 January 2013 | EN Farmers in the Horn of Africa should focus on growing more improved cassava varieties, which are high-yielding and resilient to…View More Horn of Africa should grow more climate-hardy cassava
Well system inspect as consequence agricultural emergency in Chile January 29, 2013, Chile. The 23 wells built by the Department of Hydraulic Works MOP of Chile, are part of the Integral project of Water Infrastructure for Aconcagua, which generate a large supply of water deficit…View More Well system inspect as consequence agricultural emergency in Chile
Juan G. R. The European Union require more water resources management. Water and Irrigation. Vol: 4, No. 1: 3-4, January, 2013, Spain. The extreme water stress is characteristic of most part of the territory of Spain, from the eastern and Mediterranean zone of France, Cyprus,…View More The European Union require more water resources management.
Rasha Deweder. Agricultural research key to easing climate change http://www.scidev.net/es/agriculture-and-environment/water/news/ciencia-agr-cola-aliviar-impactos-de-cambio-clim-tico-.html www.scidev.net 14 December 2012 | EN Drylands constitute more than 40 per cent of the world’s land surface and are home to 2.5 billion people. Those lands have less than eight per cent of the…View More Agricultural research ‘key to easing climate-change impacts’
Juan G. R. The Spanish agricultural sector requires a more streamlined water policy. Water and Irrigation. Vol: 4, No. 1: 1-2, January, 2013, Spain. The Spanish state has increased water control, however needs to develop a water policy to expedite the construction of dams and…View More The Spanish agricultural sector requires a more streamlined water policy.
Polluted rivers of Mexico 73% M. Lopez L. El Mundo de Orizaba, News, 16/12/2012, Mexico. In Mexico, 73% of the rivers are polluted, the tributaries Veracruz and Coatzacoalcos White top the list, according to the National Water Commission, Conagua. This was revealed in the evaluation…View More Polluted rivers of Mexico 73%
Eguren Fernando. Water for agriculture: possibilities and problems. Posted by CEPES in: The Agrarian Journal 146, November 2012, Peru. Peru is one of the country with less arable land per capita, one of the twenty countries in the world with greater availability of water: about…View More Water for agriculture: possibilities and problems
Only 20% of the wastewater is treated in Latin America Blanca Valadez, Millennium, December 4, 2012, Mexico City The study in Mexico, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Brazil, among other countries in the Americas, indicates that only 20 percent of wastewater is treated, the remaining liquid is…View More Only 20% of the wastewater is treated in Latin America
Uruguay and the Right to drinking water March 22: World Water Day, 2012, Uruguay. Uruguay was the first country to declare in its Constitution that water is a fundamental human right, through the reform of Article 47 with the October 2004 plebiscite. Chapter VII Article…View More Uruguay and the Right to drinking water
Salazar V. B. Climate change and key crops for food security: the case of rice Published in The Journal Agraria 136, January 2012.Centro Peruvian Social Studies-CEPES, Lima, Peru. Those who base their plans on one alternative, amid a climate instability, will be most likely to…View More Climate change and key crops for food security: the case of rice
Pastor M-C M, Hidalgo M. J J, Hidalgo M. J C, Vegas M. V. Olive irrigation with water deficit. IFAPA, Ministry of Innovation, Science and Business. Córdoba. Agricultural Advisory Service: Rural Caja Jaén. Industrial Estate. Real Mancha. Spain. The availability of water for irrigation is…View More Olive irrigation with water deficit.