This policy document provides the following key messages to decision makers in Africa:

-Climate change is likely to intensify the water scarcity challenges that Africa is already facing.
-Improving crop, livestock, and water productivity is central to agricultural water management.
-Many options exist for improving agricultural water management and adaptation to climate change.
-Many of these options can also improve the profitability of smallholder agriculture and reduce vulnerability.

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Organization: UNECA, African Union Commission, African Development Bank

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Water, Environment, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Policy Document

Publication date: 2013

Language: English