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      Policy Options for Reducing Water for Agriculture in Saudi Arabia
      Energy and Economic Vulnerability

      Policy Options for Reducing Water for Agriculture in Saudi Arabia

      Christopher Napoli, David Wogan, Lama Yaseen

      As populations and economies grow, a megatrend that will increasingly affect both developed and emerging economies is the policy trade-off between managing water resources and achieving food security objectives. This policy trade-off is very relevant in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)…

      Christopher Napoli Napoli, Christopher
      David Wogan Wogan, David
      Lama Yaseen Yaseen, Lama
      23rd January 2018
      Policy Options for Reducing Water for Agriculture in Saudi Arabia
      Energy and Economic Vulnerability

      Policy Options for Reducing Water for Agriculture in Saudi Arabia

      Christopher Napoli, David Wogan, Lama Yaseen

      Saudi Arabia relies almost exclusively on aquifers and desalination to provide its water. Roughly 87 percent of these water extractions are used for agriculture, and so any policy to improve the sustainability of water resources cannot ignore this agriculture dimension.

      Christopher Napoli Napoli, Christopher
      David Wogan Wogan, David
      Lama Yaseen Yaseen, Lama
      5th March 2016