Wednesday, March 23, 2005

PAKISTAN: Action needed to avert water scarcity

Reuters AlertNet article:

"If natural low water supply, high population growth and inappropriate management are not rapidly addressed, Pakistan could become a water-deficient country in the next five years, water experts said at a gathering in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, on Tuesday.............

"The two-day meeting, to mark World Water Day, was organised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the German development agency GTZ and the French Embassy in Pakistan."

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