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date: 11 July 2020

Water Use and Rights (Middle East and North Africa)  

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Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Joshka WESSELSJoshka WESSELS

The Middle East and North Africa region, the most water-scarce populated region in the world, faces critical challenges for providing water to its ever-increasing population and protecting its agricultural economy, which demands colossal amounts of water for irrigation. The political turbulence in the region threatens efforts to build cooperation between the region’s countries. Water-demand management is the only solution to the enormous water challenges the Middle East region faces, but implementation is uncertain. ...

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