n Farmer’s Weekly - How agriculture can ease the global urban water shortage - by invitation

Volume 2018 Number 18006
  • ISSN : 0041-848X



A new study that looks at the water competition between cities and agriculture has found that urban water demand in 482 of the world’s largest cities will increase by 80% by 2050, leading to an acute urban surface-water deficit. However, the study also discovered that in certain instances, even a 10% increase in irrigation water-use efficiency can help to overcome urban surface-water deficits.

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