FEATURE-Drought takes toll on Iraq revival efforts

“It’s everything going on at once. It’s the urbanisation, it’s the climate change, short-term variability in climate, increased demand for food,” said David Molden, deputy head of the International Water Management Institute in Sri Lanka. “Iraq is one place, but it’s not alone in the world … Yes you can always blame neighbours or climate change but ultimately we’ve got to change the way water is managed,” he said.

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