Fighting drought in USA demand greater water development

Juan G. R. Fighting drought in USA demand greater water development.                                                 Water & Irrigation.Volume:3, No. 1: 13-14, November, 2012, Spain. The worst drought since 1957, that affected most of the 48 states of the United States of America in 2012, causes: decrease their harvest…

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Water Cooperation now an imperative according to world leaders

Water Cooperation now an imperative according to world leaders  UNESCO, WATER- Natural Sciences Sector, 22.06.2012. A side event organized by UNESCO and UN Water called the attention of World Leaders on the topic of Water Cooperation during the Rio+20 conference on 19 June 2012. UNESCO…

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The groundwater resources of the world are suffering the effects of poor governance, experts say

The groundwater resources of the world are suffering the effects of poor governance, experts say       By: UNESCO   May 31 2012 In the world 2.5 million people rely exclusively on groundwater resources to meet their daily water needs and hundreds of millions of farmers…

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Keys to understanding the problem of water in China

Keys to understanding the problem of water in China Library of Congress of Chile. BCN Asia Pacific, February 24,2011.                 China currently faces great challenges around water scarcity and the Ministry of Water Resources has acknowledged that his country supply system could have collapsed by 2030.…

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The world faces a severe water shortage

The world  faces a severe water shortage Environment, Stockholm. The world faces a grave humanitarian crisis by the scarcity of water, which kills about two million children a year, according to the latest United Nations Program for Development (UNDP), released in November. The terrible situation…

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Success in hunger fight hinges on better use of water

Success in hunger fight hinges on better use of water FAO 22/03/ 2012, Rome. On World Water Day, UN community says better management of finite water resources is key to feeding the world UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said that producing enough food to feed…

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Not rule out tensions between Mexico and the United States by water shortages.

Perez C. Not rule out tensions between Mexico and the United States by water shortages.  Newspaper La Jornada: 26/02/2012. Mexico City. If climate trends continue and worsen the drought does not rule out further tensions between Mexico and the United States by the scarcity of…

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Water scarcity an international community challenge.

Hillary Rodham Clinton. Water scarcity an international community challenge. National Geographic Society  Washington DC.  World Water Day, March 22, 2010 Secretary Clinton: March 2010 » World Water Day          U.S. Department of State In the United States, water represents one of the great diplomatic and…

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UN declares water and sanitation as a human right, a proposal from Bolivia

UN declares water and sanitation as a human right, a proposal from Bolivia Agencia Boliviana de Información-ABI, News, 28/07/2010, La Paz, Bolivia. The United Nations, UN, on Wednesday approved the draft resolution submitted by Bolivia for water and sanitation were declared as a human right,…

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Water use in the community of Challacaba, District 9, Cochabamba in Bolivia

AGUA Center, Agua Tuya Program, International Water and Sanitation Centre, IRC. Water use in the community of Challacaba, District 9, Cochabamba in Bolivia Cochabamba, 2005, Bolivia. Taken from InfoAndina which is a program of the Consortium for Sustainable Development of the Andean Ecoregion (CONDESAN). The…

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