For years, farmers in the coastal zone of Bangladesh have continually braced for a multitude of challenges. And the solution lies in working with farmers, communities and local institutions, combining low-tech water management innovations with better coordination and new crop varieties.
Statistics are worrying, but recognizing interlinkages between water and nutrition security, and their link to climate change, water pollution, and watershed degradation, could help accomplish both SDG 2 and 6.
Climate change, increasing demand and over usage is taxing our water resources more than ever. Smallholder farmers will be the worst affected and the most vulnerable. A new report from the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) shows us how to rethink about our water usage, our food systems, and our diets.