Casa de América, Madrid, Spain
FAO and MAPA (Ministerio de Agricultura,Pesca y Alimentación de España)
Co-Organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Government of Spain Freshwater scarcity already affects every continent, and it is expected to intensify over time due to an increase in demand from all water users, a rise in population, a mismatch of water resources, and insufficient targeted investments in infrastructure. All these factors are exacerbated by climate change and erratic rainfall patterns. Agriculture is set to be most affected by water scarcity with impacts on food security in water scarce regions. UN-Water estimates indicate that by 2025, 1.8...