2 Nov 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Effects of climate change will increase competition for water resources, causing food scarcity and heightening social tensions around the world within 20 to 30 years.
26 Oct 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN-Water Expert Group warns that the pressure on freshwater resources will not relax Fair distribution will benefit those in greater need.
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.
25 Oct 2021 PEMBA, Mozambique
Lack of access to safe water, worsened by massive population displacements, has led to an increase in cases of cholera and diarrhoea.
25 Oct 2021 SYDNEY, Australia
New report confirms cyclical relationship between ecological degradation and conflict, examining 3 ecological "hotspots"
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.
21 Oct 2021 SANAA, Yemen
While local and international humanitarian groups have been working to improve water availability in Yemen, without sufficient funding millions of Yemeni lives remain at risk without access to clean water.
4 Oct 2021 BONN
Regional variations in climate will affect smallholders. No silver bullets to assist in survival.
4 Oct 2021 NEW DELHI
New varieties reduce water and pesticide requirements