University of Oulu

Assessing water resources sustainability in Middle East and North Africa

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Author: Das, Anushree1
Organizations: 1University of Oulu, Faculty of Technology, Environmental Engineering
Format: ebook
Version: published version
Access: open
Online Access: PDF Full Text (PDF, 2 MB)
Pages: 62
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Language: English
Published: Oulu : A. Das, 2020
Publish Date: 2020-06-26
Thesis type: Master's thesis (tech)
Tutor: Abou Zaki, Nizar
Torabi Haghighi, Ali
Reviewer: Abou Zaki, Nizar
Torabi Haghighi, Ali


The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) areas are the driest regions with the most water rare districts on the planet, with a territorial yearly normal of 1,200 cubic meters for every individual (world normal is near 7,000). And also, population and poverty are increasing at an alarming rate, increasing the demand for food, water assets are ending up progressively rare, desertification is a general natural issue, Desalination is an abuse of water assets in the Middle East. The shortages of water are compounded by the degradation of the quality of water. Over-abstraction of groundwater is always meet with high water stress. While farming and the countryside economy are imperative components in the MENA nations, the general commitment of farming to by and large GDP in most nations is low and has been declining. Raising water efficiency in light of the new evapotranspiration (ET) water the board worldview requests something other than changes in water system innovation. It requires coordinated consideration for improving specialized, agronomic, and the executives’ measures. Water User Associations (WUAs) incredibly encourage the usage of coordinated measures. Utilizing satellite remote detecting advances, organizers, and arrangement producers can make progressively powerful choices to guarantee a steady supply of water for sustenance and the earth.

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