WSJ.com: Water Scarcity Worsens in Mideast, Threatens Food Security

“Most Middle Eastern countries are faced with what hydrologists call absolute water scarcity. This means that even if they have the economic capacity to develop their water resources, they will not be able to meet the demand for freshwater from their growing populations and growing economies,” warns Peter McCornick, deputy director general at the International […]

“Most Middle Eastern countries are faced with what hydrologists call absolute water scarcity. This means that even if they have the economic capacity to develop their water resources, they will not be able to meet the demand for freshwater from their growing populations and growing economies,” warns Peter McCornick, deputy director general at the International Water Management Institute.

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