FAO – The State of Food and Agriculture

This report highlights the need for improved water governance, which aims to ensure the wise use of water resources while preserving water ecosystem services and ensuring equitable access for all. This report highlights the urgency of the problem and the important role agriculture must play in addressing water scarcity and shortages.

A few key figures


million hectares of forest have been lost worldwide between 1990 and 2020 due to deforestation, which is 6.5 times the size of France and Overseas France.

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