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Three months of floods, or nine months of drought

An intense monsoon season in Pakistan means the country’s food system faces the challenge of both extreme floods and extended droughts.

Blog.WorldFishCenter.org: Dam right: Improving opportunities for reservoir fisheries

Sustainable Development Goal 6 commits the world to ensuring that everyone has access to safe water by 2030, and includes targets on protecting the natural environment and reducing pollution.

ICID.org: Five years after the Bonn Nexus Conference – Implications for Irrigation and drainage

The water–food–energy nexus offers an unprecedented opportunity for change in agricultural water management.

Bloomberg: U.S. Startup Plans Africa Expansion With Solar Watering Kits

Only about 5 percent of African agriculture is irrigated, according to the International Water Management Institute. In Tanzania, for example, the government says it has a 6.8 trillion-shilling ($3.1 billion) irrigation funding gap.

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