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UN agriculture chief calls for stronger water management, improved access for small farmers

The head of the United Nations agricultural agency today urged the international community to promote more efficient use of water and to take steps to secure water access, especially for poor family farmers.

Agricultural leaders urged to act now to avert global water crisis

With agriculture currently accounting for 70 per cent of global water usage, decision makers in the industry are being urged to strengthen efforts to tackle a looming water crisis.

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Donor “consortium” needed to back up Haiti’s long-term recovery

A consortium of donors committed to improving Haiti’s water and sanitation is needed to help eradicate cholera from the island, in support of the new government.

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