Dry areas: saving water by rethinking agriculture
Sound policies for food security and agricultural water management are critical for national economies - and particularly for dryland areas, where water resources are already scarce. The International Conference: Policies for Water and Food Security in the Dry Areas , held in Cairo this week, examines the effectiveness of water and food policy options, and identifies strategies to enhance land and water productivity. IWMI research is helping inform the debate.
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