Groundwater management: steps towards a sustainable future

By Alfred Gilbert

Thu, 2 Mar 2017

The agricultural sector is the largest and, presently, one of the least efficient users of water. Irrigated agricultural practices account for roughly 70% of global water usage, and over 40% in many OECD countries. The relationship between contemporary farming and water is, therefore, one of reliance. Without water, farms will simply not be able to operate at current levels of productive efficiency and economic success.

 


Generic placeholder image
Alfred Gilbert

agilbert@challenge.org

Related Articles

...

Aqua-Yield to Showcase How ...

Tue, 15 May 2018

Alfred Gilbert

...

The Dangers of Monoculture ...

Mon, 8 Oct 2018

Ben Watts

...

Brazil’s Interim President,...

Tue, 5 Jul 2016

Dan Butler

Subscribe to join our

NEWSLETTER:

EU CitizenNon-EU Citizen

Trending Now