WASAG – The Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture


Every year, 22 March has been set aside to mark World Water Day. The 2021 edition titled “Valuing Water” will be celebrated in a virtual event globally. With agriculture being responsible for around 70 percent of water withdrawals, addressing water scarcity in agriculture – which is the core mission of WASAG...
Achieving food security remains a major challenge in the East Africa region. With increasing demand for food due to population growth and improvements in disposable income, the situation is expected to remain critical as the impact of climate change and unsustainable land and water management practices become more profound. Read more....
Quinoa, which has high nutrient content and adaptability to various marginal conditions has been identified by various organizations, such as FAO, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and CIRAD. Read more.
This webinar was organized by leading institutions on sustainable agricultural water use, including the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE), the World Bank, the African Union, Federal Office for Agriculture (FOAG). Read more.
The Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture (WASAG) hosted by the FAO Land and Water Division recently held its seventh webinar under the title: Pandemics/Epidemics, Drought and Agriculture: Building back better. Read more.

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