WASAG – The Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture


Climate change has become an urgent challenge for life and the Earth. Populations at disproportionately higher risk of adverse consequences with global warming of 1.5℃ and beyond include disadvantaged and vulnerable populations, some indigenous peoples, and local communities dependent on agricultural or coastal livelihoods (IPCC, 2018).  However, indigenous communities...
The 2030 Agenda Partnership Accelerator is a collaborative initiative by United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) and The Partnering Initiative, in collaboration with United Nations Office for Partnerships (UNOP), UN Global Compact, and the UN Development Coordination Office. The initiative aims to significantly help accelerate effective...
The WASAG working group on Drought Preparedness prepared a working paper titled Thinking ahead: Drought resilience and COVID-19, highlighting that the interactions between human, ecosystems and ecology often govern drought-linked disease. Following the publication of this working paper, a webinar titled Drought, COVID-19 and multi-risk assessment was be held on 2 February 2022. Read...
WASAG is proud to present its new strategy report titled Compendium of community and indigenous strategies for climate change adaptation – Focus on addressing water scarcity in agriculture, a collaborative effort between FAO and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. Read the strategy report here.
  During this session, government representatives of the Global South and of the North, international partnerships hosted by the FAO, as well as business, civil society and researchers were brought together to address head on the challenge of salinity. Read more.

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