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.
Curiosity detects evidence of a freshwater lake on Mars Science and Technology, Monday 9 December 2013 . The U.S. robot, Curiosity , first detected on the surface of Mars direct evidence of the existence in the past of a freshwater lake on the Red Planet…View More Curiosity detects evidence of a freshwater lake on Mars
Marapi , R. Climate change impacts on agriculture Posted by CEPES in : The Agrarian Journal 150 , April 2013 , Peru The impacts of climate change on agricultural production are still a matter of debate, given the complexity of the issue and the lack…View More Climate change impacts on agriculture
Scientists find evidence of water on Moon. US SPACE | 28 August 2013. The press. EFE. Washington. Scientists have found evidence of water in mineral grains on the moon from an unknown source under the surface. The discovery of magmatic water from orbit means that…View More Scientists find evidence of water on Moon
Juan G. R. Effect of drought 2012 in India. Water and Irrigation. Volume: 3, No. 1: 15-16, November, 2012, Spain. Insufficient monsoon rains have triggered drought in India in 2012, decreased crop yields and drove up food prices, which have reduced the purchasing power in…View More Effect of drought 2012 in India.
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…View More The groundwater resources of the world are suffering the effects of poor governance, experts say
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…View More The world faces a severe water shortage
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…View More Latin American and Caribbean countries reaffirm commitment to eradicating hunger
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…View More Success in hunger fight hinges on better use of water
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…View More Haiti needs to increase the irrigation and drainage infrastructure to mitigate the food crisis
Juan G. R. The water and the crisis in world food production Alicante, 11/11/2008, Spain Currently the world’s population is estimated at 6700millones inhabitants of whom about 15%, have problems of hunger, so it is necessary to increase food production and reduce production costs, the…View More The water and the crisis in world food production
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…View More Some considerations of the agro technique in irrigation areas.