Drought

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A period of soil moisture that is inadequate for the needs of crops, animals and human beings
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Later, Chairman IRSA briefed the committee on the provincial sharing of water and related debate Chairman Committee Syed Nayyar Hussain Bokhari said that water scarcity issue is becoming a big challenge in the country.
The future of the Arab region is tightly linked to the problem of water scarcity," said the Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Abul-Gheith.
The model projects that increasing water scarcity and other factors will slow agricultural growth and raise food prices.
The FAO chief urged leaders to rise to the food security challenges posed by water scarcity on two fronts: first, promoting ways to both use less water and use it more efficiently, and secondly, by taking steps to secure access to water-especially for poor family farmers.
Chemtexs ALSTA HYDROGEL is the ideal water conservation technology to curb the predominant problem of water scarcity in agriculture while limiting environmental losses like ground water contamination and soil degradation by moisture loss.
Developed in conjunction with an international cooperation project, Sustainable Water ActioN: Building Research Links between European Union and United States, this 22-chapter volume presents the concept of owater bankruptcyo to emphasize the socio-economic dimension of water issues in the Tucson Basin in southern Arizona, and how water scarcity is not just a physical phenomenon, but involving physical availability, the dynamics of the environment, and the behaviors and demands of humans.
Summary: Suqia contributes to implementing objectives that would combat poverty and disease by finding sustainable solutions for water scarcity in polluted areas
Summary: Deadline for award that encourages people and research centres to find solutions to water scarcity moved to September 30
Whether or not these statements are election rhetoric, they do reflect the confusion about water scarcity and social tradeoff in water allocation.
Madhya Pradesh is facing a drought like situation for the second consecutive year with water scarcity being reported in over 40 districts across the state.
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award aims to find sustainable solutions for water scarcity.
Local economies and agricultural producers are already suffering the effects of water scarcity and global warming.