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.

 


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Alfred Gilbert

agilbert@challenge.org

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