Water shortage threatens Asia’s food supplies

By 2050, an extra 1.5 billion people will live in Asia, piling even more pressure on already scarce food supplies, said a study by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI). It also forecast that by 2050, developing countries in Asia look likely to need to import more than a quarter of the rice, wheat and maize needed to feed their populations.

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