The great challenge for the coming decades will be the task of increasing food production with less water, particularly in countries with limited water and land resources. Conservation of available water resources for agricultural water use is the overall aim of the FAO Water Services in its support to member countries. Crop Water Management is a key area to optimize crop production with limited and dwindling water supplies.
and Drops: or increasing the production per unit of water
is the overriding aim of this programme. Several introductory
concepts and papers can be consulted on-line.