News.GlobalLandscapesForum.org: What makes a water source ‘good’ for agriculture?

Establishing what makes a water source good for agricultural use is the first step to sustainably managing this precious resource, which is under siege from climate change, land degradation, pollution and sprawling cities.

Establishing what makes a water source good for agricultural use is the first step to sustainably managing this precious resource, which is under siege from climate change, land degradation, pollution and sprawling cities.

For 2019’s World Water Day, we asked International Water Management Institute (IWMI) senior researcher Everisto Mapedza what makes a water source good for agricultural use, such as for irrigation or the application of pesticides and fertilizers. Here’s what he had to say:

 

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