International Commitment is Needed to Fight Global Water Scarcity
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CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food. 2007. International Commitment is Needed to Fight Global Water Scarcity. Press release. Colombo, Sri Lanka: CPWF.
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Addressing ‘the rapidly unfolding and unprecedented crisis of global water scarcity’ is an issue of increasing urgency on the global political agenda, requiring rapid implementation of wise water management strategies, innovative technologies and effective institutional arrangements at multiple scales, by multiple actors. So say leading agricultural researchers, development professionals and policy experts who attended the International Forum on Water and Food in Vientiane, Laos, November 2006. The culmination of their recommendations is captured in the Vientiane Statement – a declaration of vision and strategy on how to achieve a more water and food secure world.