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Juan G. R and Juan G. R. Water crisis in Spain, its effects at the end of autumn 2017. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 8, No. 1: 14-16, November 2017, Spain. The current volume of water stored in Spain is 20768 hm3, which represents only…

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Scientists against droughts and floods of climate change.

Scientists against droughts and floods of climate change. Euronews, 10/07/201. Europe. Together with the rest of the planet, Europe is preparing for the consequences of climate change. Several areas face diverse risks ranging from droughts to floods, but do we understand what awaits us and…

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Juan G. R. Drought in Spain, its effects at the beginning of summer 2017.

Juan G. R. Drought in Spain, its effects at the beginning of summer 2017. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 8, No. 1: 5-6, June 2017, Spain. The current volume of water in Spain is 31326 hm3, which represents only 56% of the capacity of the…

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Costa Rica launches groundwater plan in July.

Costa Rica launches groundwater plan in July. Juan Fernando Lara S., Periódico La Nación, 10/5/2017, Costa Rica. Using high resolution maps and images to locate aquifers and recharge zones, Costa Rica begins to assess the status and potential of its groundwater to ensure the future’s…

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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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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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Water problem in Spain hydrological year 2015-2016

Juan G. R. Water problem in Spain hydrological year 2015-2016. Water and Irrigation Vol.: 7, No. 1: 26-27, October, 2016, Spain. In the begin of the 2016-2017 hydrological year minimum reserves of water in reservoirs are low in Mediterranean basins: Segura, Júcar, the Andalusian Mediterranean…

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Vietnam is feeling strong climate change impacts to production

Vietnam is feeling strong climate change impacts to production and people’s lives. Vietnam News, September, 05/2016. In Vietnam the last few years, drought, unseasonable rain, downpours, long hot spells and extremely cold weather have seriously affected farm production and people’s daily lives. During this year’s…

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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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Ethiopia: Water Engineering for Expanding Small scale Irrigation

Ethiopia:Water Ingineering for Expanding Small scale Irrigation. The Ethiopian Herald, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 22 November 2015. Ethiopia is endowed with abundant water resources but due to lack of sufficient technology, knowledge and finance, developing water sources for agriculture and energy is in its infancy stage.…

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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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In the Niger Basin, Countries Collaborate on Hydropower, Irrigation and Water Management

In the Niger Basin, Countries collaborate on hydropower, irrigation, and improve water resource Management. World Bank, March 4, 2015, Washington. Investments in hydropower plants, reservoirs, irrigation schemes, and navigation facilities can help reduce poverty and boost shared prosperity in the Niger Basin countries. The Niger…

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