The demand for food production is increasing continuously while the water supplies are continuing to diminish.
The world population is expected to grow to 9 billion people by 2050, and the majority will live in urban areas.
These mega-cities will place a lot of strain on global water resources.
Under the theme “Water in an Urbanizing World”, the annual World Water Week is underway in Stockholm, Sweden.
The event is a platform where people discuss global water challenges.
Dr. Pasquale Steduto, Chief of the FAO Water Unit, explained on Thursday that there is a strong link between water and agriculture. He said the demand for food production is increasing continuously while the water supplies are continuing to diminish.
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