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Water Scarcity and Agriculture

Author
GIZ
Description

The world's population trebled in the course of the twentieth century. Freshwater use increased sixfold in the same period. For many regions this has raised a problem that is coming to be seen as one of the major challenges for the future of developing and newly industrialising countries: water scarcity. Large parts of Africa, Asia and the Middle East are affected by increasing water scarcity.

Publication date
2010
Document type
Briefing Note
Language(s)
English
Website
www.giz.de
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Categories: Water

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