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25 May 2022 BEIJING, China
A new water scarcity indicator takes into account both blue water and green water and predicts that, given climate change, global agricultural water scarcity will worsen in up to 84% of the world's croplands.
17 May 2022 DELHI
While heatwaves are common in India, especially in May and June, summer began early this year with high temperatures from March, when the first heatwave arrived. Average maximum temperatures for the month were the highest in 122 years.
30 Apr 2022 DAMASCUS, Syria
Turkey's continued control of Euphrates River flows will a cause environmental and humanitarian catastrophe in face of severe drought in Syria. Unprecedented water shortages exacting toll on farmers and livestock producers.
18 Apr 2022 AMMAN
The $33.25 million project aims to enhance infrastructure to maximise the optimal use of water and rationalise its consumption, spread awareness related to dealing with water scarcity, and enable the private sector to market and sell technologies which serve water managing, saving and harvesting.
18 Apr 2022 BAKU
Mekorot to create and design a water master plan for the Azerbaijan agriculture sector.
28 Feb 2022 TEHRAN
Cultivation of water-intensive crops such as paddy and corn is banned in Khuzestan next summer due to severe water shortages and continuing drought.
24 Feb 2022 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates
Statement calls for a nexus approach that optimizes resource use, encourages governments to create practical and innovative solutions to water, food, and energy challenges
22 Feb 2022 RIYADH
Cooperative and integrated water management systems, institutional framework, operations, initiatives and projects related to food and water security all on list of things to do.
13 Jan 2022 Gujarat
The house also earned an ‘Ideal House Award’ by the District and the State Government.
26 Oct 2021 BAGHDAD, Iraq
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO),,the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) call for urgent food assistance in face of three-year Iraq drought. Crop reduction impacts.
22 Oct 2021 TOKYO, Japan
New Prime Minister will implement plan to begin release of contaminated water into ocean; IAEA supports plan; local fishing industry and neighboring countries unconvinced.
4 Oct 2021 NEW DELHI
New varieties reduce water and pesticide requirements