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New World Bank-FAO paper on water management in fragile systems

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Countries in the Middle East and North Africa have been at the forefront in developing practices and institutions to manage scarce water resources in the context of a largely arid and highly variable climate. However, the scale of the current water crisis is unprecedented and requires coordinated responses across institutions in many locations.

A new discussion paper by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Bank finds that institutional failures to address water-related challenges can act as risk multipliers, compounding existing situations of fragility. But improving water management can contribute to building resilience in the face of protracted crises.

Download the paper: Water Management in Fragile Systems: Building Resilience to Shocks and Protracted Crises in The Middle East and North Africa.

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