WASAG – The Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture


Water stress and human migration: a global, georeferenced review of empirical research

Migration is a universal and common process and is linked to development in multiple ways. When mainstreamed in broader frameworks, especially in development planning, migration can benefit the communities on both ends. The findings from the reviewed literature provide important material for policy development for improving migration as a strategy for adapting to water stress.

World Water Day 2020 – Water and Migration

Climate change is increasing water scarcity and droughts, resulting in the decline of smallholder agricultural production, rural incomes and economic growth. This amplifies the potential for migration and is predictor of cross-border movements.

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