This brief provides an overview of the relationship between water scarcity and agriculture and states that agriculture is both a cause and a casualty of water scarcity. While demand for water for agriculture and other uses are increasing rapidly, climate change also affects fresh water resources negatively both in terms of quantity and quality. 

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Organization: FAO

Theme: Adaptation

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

Type of material: Other

Publication date: 2016

Language: English