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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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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Latin American and Caribbean countries reaffirm commitment to eradicating hunger

Latin American and  Caribbean countries  reaffirm commitment to eradicating hunger FAO, Buenos Aires/Roma, 30/03/2012.                                                     Regional Conference also establishes priorities for FAO action in Latin American and  the Caribbean In response to a call by FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, countries of Latin America…

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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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Haiti needs to increase the irrigation and drainage infrastructure to mitigate the food crisis

Juan G R. Haiti needs to increase the irrigation and drainage infrastructure to mitigate the food crisis. Water and Irrigation, Volume 1, Nº 1: 5-7, 2010, Spain. Haiti is badly damaged and now needs to be reconstructed, over two months of the earthquake more than…

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Some considerations of the agro technique in irrigation areas.

Juan G. R. Some considerations of the agro technique in irrigation areas. Hydraulic Engineering. Vol. 13(3): 3-14, Havana, Cuba (1992). Considerations are made relative on land level, soil preparation, cultivation labours, fertilization and its role in the efficiency of irrigation, varieties, and seedling stages in…

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