UNFSS Science Days: Groundwater can play a key role in transforming Africa’s food systems
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BY CLAUDIA RINGLER
Accelerating the development of sustainable groundwater use in Africa could be pivotal in the transformation of the continent’s food security and prosperity. This was the key message of a July 6 UN Food Systems Summit Science Days side event organized by the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW), along with IFPRI, the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE), the Namibia Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform, the Uganda Ministry of Water and Environment, and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI).