water scarcity

WB warns of water scarcity-driven growth curb

Water scarcity, exacerbated by climate change, could cost some regions up to 6 percent of their GDP, spur migration, and spark conflict, World Bank says in a report.

March 16, 2018
March 16, 2018

40 percent of world's people affected by water scarcity

At least 40 percent of the world's people are affected by water scarcity at present, with as many as 700 million people at risk of being displaced by intense water scarcity by 2030.

May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

WB warns of water scarcity-driven growth curb

Water scarcity, exacerbated by climate change, could cost some regions up to 6 percent of their GDP, spur migration, and spark conflict, World Bank says in a report.