Peri-Urban Conflicts over Groundwater due to Population Growth

  title={Peri-Urban Conflicts over Groundwater due to Population Growth},
  author={Ken W. F. Howard},
The world’s finite reserve of fresh, accessible water is under increasing stress from global population growth and unprecedented water demand from agriculture, industry and domestic users. Unless addressed, inadequate water supplies promise to undermine economic development, compromise food security, and threaten livelihoods in many of the world’s cities. An escalating demand for groundwater, by far the world’s largest accessible water resource, is especially worrisome as rates of groundwater… CONTINUE READING


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