In this section, 147 country profiles, 6 regional overviews and 11 river basins are presented, describing the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management. This information supports the conservation, development and management of water resources and water infrastructures such as irrigation.
Irrigation trends, existing policies and legislation to water use in agriculture, possible treaties and agreements between countries as well as prospects for water management in agriculture are also presented.
The profiles and overviews include standardized tables of key statistics based on the information available at the time of publication and will be updated indicatively every five to ten years.
For the most recent reliable country data, reference is made to the Country Statistics.