Tanzania benefits from UN agencies' workshop on water

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Tanzanian woman farming the land

World Water Week is being observed from 1 to 6 September, to highlight the importance of this resource which is critical for food production.

Despite progress that is being made in increasing crop yields, challenges such as water scarcity and increasing salinity of land due to climate change can hamper further growth in agricultural productivity.

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) recently organized a six-week training course on agricultural water management for their member states.

The IAEA's Steve Thachet filed this report from Vienna.

Duration: 2’18″

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