March 22

Water Stress to Hit India’s Food Production by 2050, Says Report by GCEW

A new report on global temperatures and food situation has revealed that India will face a reduction of over 16 % in food supply due to water and heat stress in 2050, increasing the food insecure population by over 50%. However, the report placed China at the top, where food supply would be reduced by 22.4%, followed by South America by 19.4%.

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Source: The New Indian Express (link opens in a new window)

Agriculture, WASH
food security, water