Water Security Is Essential To Global Food Security

Water Security Is Essential To Global Food Security
From foodtank.com, by Emily Nink

Water security—in light of climate change, population growth, and agricultural pressures on supplies—is in jeopardy across the globe. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) expects the global population to rise by 2 billion people by 2050, and 47 percent of the world’s population could be living under severe water stress by then, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). A new report, “Water, Food Security and Human Dignity—A Nutrition Perspective,” was commissioned by the Swedish FAO Committee to examine the importance of water to global food security.  

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