WASAG – El Marco Mundial sobre la Escasez de Agua en la Agricultura


WASAG, The Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture

Water scarcity is a key challenge for agriculture and human development. In the near future, almost a quarter of the world's population will be living in countries with absolute water scarcity, where growing cities and economies compete for precious water resources [...]

World Water Day 2021: What does water mean to you?

World Water Day 2021 celebrates the different ways water benefits our lives and explores how we can value water properly and safeguard it effectively for everyone. This animation looks at how water means different things to different people.

Drought and Agriculture

To meet the Sustainable Development Goals, the world needs to move faster from a crisis-led response to a proactive approach that reduces impacts, builds resilience and allows people to cope with drought. The tools, systems and techniques are already available. FAO supports countries to increase resilience of livelihoods to threats and crises. Everyone has a role to play, from the policy to the community level to avoid drought becoming famines and to ensure no one is left behind.

One million cisterns for the Sahel (English / Français)

The Sahel region faces severe drought and desertification. Often, women have to walk 10 kilometers for water. FAO’s “1 million cisterns for the Sahel” project helps women and farmers harvest and store rainwater. The cisterns provide clean water for drinking and growing food to millions of people in arid areas.

FAO DG Qu Dongyu's message for the GFIME

FAO DG Qu Dongyu's video message for the Global Forum for Innovations in Marginal Environments, ICBA.

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