Global Water, Food Supplies Threatened By Over-Consumption, Climate Change, FAO Report Says, Urging Reform

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Over-consumption, climate change threaten food security, water supply — FAO
“There will be enough water to produce food for 10 billion people in 2050, but over-consumption and the impact of climate change threaten food security and water supplies in many regions, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Tuesday…” (Mis, 4/15).

U.N. News Centre: U.N. warns of 2050 deadline for dwindling water supplies, urges government action
“…The report — entitled Towards a water and food secure future and launched [Tuesday] at the World Water Forum in concomitance with the World Water Council — urges government policies and public and private investment to ensure that crops, livestock, and fish are sustainably produced in ways also aimed at safeguarding water resources. Without such measures, the report warns, efforts to reduce poverty, increase incomes, and ensure food security in many developing nations will become increasingly difficult…” (4/14).

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