Posted by: APO | 9 March 2017

Water scarcity needs “urgent and massive response” in North Africa and Near East

Access to water is a fundamental need for food security, human health and agriculture, and its looming scarcity in the North Africa and Middle East region is a huge challenge requiring an “urgent and massive response,” FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva said in Cairo. Accessible fresh water in the region has fallen by two-thirds in the past 40 years. It now amounts to 10 times less per capita… Read more on


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