Two-thirds of the world's people suffer some water scarcity for part of each year
By Nicole Hoey
LONDON, March 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Water stress is increasingly driving migration around the world, but efforts to adapt to worsening shortages could help, a new U.N. study suggests.
Water stress - not just shortages, but water-quality issues - is expected to drive more people from their communities permanently and cause rapid growth of cities, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). ... Read more about Water-smart agriculture could cut migration risk - FAO