Friday 23 March 2018
Water scarcity

Land, water scarcity 'threaten food security'

A rapidly growing population, climate change and degradation of land and water resources are likely to make the world more vulnerable to food insecurity and challenge the task of feeding its people by 2050, the United Nations' food agency said


Expo puts spotlight on ME water shortage

Leading experts will be in Sharjah to discuss the issue of regional water scarcity at a three-day conference and also showcase solutions for wastewater treatment and reuse of grey water. The inaugural exhibition and conference, Green Middl


Call to tackle water scarcity in Gulf region

Bahrain and its neighbours must take significant action to tackle the problem of water scarcity, says a top environment expert. It should be a top priority for the region, but countries are only focussing on supply and not conservation, wa


Water scarcity warning

The lack of water in the Middle East could become a major constraint on the region's ability to attract and sustain the desired level of tourists, says a European think tank. Experts from the UK-based group also argue that long-term develo

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