Alliance Against Hunger and Malnutrition in Asia

Ensuring Household Food and Nutrition Security in Asia

Twenty more “Niles” needed to feed growing population said world leaders

1OSLO (September 10, 2012)  – The world needs to find the equivalent of the flow of 20 Nile rivers by 2025 to grow enough food to feed a rising population and help avoid conflicts over water scarcity, humanitarian news service Alertnet said, citing a Reuters report. Factors such as climate change would strain freshwater supplies and nations including China and India were likely to face shortages within two decades, the report said, quoting a group of former leaders who called on the U.N. Security Council to get more involved.

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