One – third of the World´s largest Ground water Sources are in serious trouble: study. The Huffington Post Hilary Hanson Posted: 06/17/2015, USA The earth’s biggest groundwater basins are being depleted far more quickly than previously believed, it was examined the 37 largest aquifers on…View More One-Third Of The World’s Largest Groundwater Sources Are In Serious Trouble
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…View More Farmers versus big business: the politics of irrigation in Tanzania
Juan G.R. Water crisis in southeastern Brazil, requires urgent and sustainable measures. Water and Irrigation. Vol .: 6, No. 1: 4-5, March 2015, Spain. Brazil suffers the worst water crisis of the century, and has two years of intense drought in the Southeast, causing huge…View More Water crisis in southeastern Brazil, requires urgent and sustainable measures.
World Day against the drought, a call to promote efficient use of water. Published MinCI, 17/06/2014, Venezuela. Near 1500 million people around the world live on land in the process of degradation, and 42% of the planet’s poorest inhabitants survive in areas already degraded. Desertification…View More World Day against the drought, a call to promote efficient use of water.
2014 UNESCO Director-General’s Message Water and Energy World Water Day, 22 March 2014. Water is fundamental to life and is the common denominator of all sustainable development challenges. We need water to produce food, we need water to produce energy and energy is required to…View More 2014 UNESCO, World Water Day, Director-General’s Message, Water & Energy.
2014 Theme: Water and Energy Water is required to produce nearly all forms of energy. Energy is needed at all stages of water extraction, treatment and distribution. Demand for freshwater and energy will continue to increase significantly over the coming decades. Saving energy is saving…View More 2014 Theme: Water and Energy
137 rivers in Peru need prevention works to prevent flooding Peru News Agency – Andina . O5/10/2013 , Lima, Peru It requires the execution 868 works of coastal defenses and cleaning channels in 137 rivers of Peru , by regional and local authorities , to…View More 137 rivers in Peru need prevention works to prevent flooding
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…View More Agriculture Ministers Agree to promote sustainable water use
Salazar , B. / Rivera N. Equity in water governance : essential to avoid conflicts. Posted by CEPES in : The Agrarian Journal 154, August 2013 , Peru . The ongoing conflict and inequity remain the main elements that characterize the management of water resources…View More Equity in water governance : essential to avoid conflicts.
Cattle die in Zacatecas, dams are at 21 percent capacity http://www.oem.com.mx/elsoldezacatecas/notas/n2977305.htm El Sol de Zacatecas, May 9, 2013, Zacatecas, Mexico. Juan Castro The 13 largest dams in Zacatecas in Mexico are at 21 percent of its storage capacity, and the Regional Livestock Union of Zacatecas…View More Cattle die in Zacatecas, dams are at 21 percent capacity
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
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