Forests and water are inseparable
The world is facing a growing water crisis: already, 40% of the world’s population are affected by water scarcity, and climate change threatens to increase the frequency of both floods and droughts in vulnerable areas around the world.
A new report released today at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York suggests that successfully managing the world’s forests will be key to mitigating these risks and ensuring safe and sustainable water supplies for all.
AfricaRice publication on ‘Continental investment plan for accelerating rice self-sufficiency in Africa’ released11.12.18
- Food Security
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SundayTimes.lk: What’s next now that Colombo’s an official Wetland City?30.11.18
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