How Global Water Shortages Threaten Jobs and Growth

Reuters: An estimated three out of four jobs globally are dependent on water, meaning that shortages and lack of access are likely to limit economic growth in the coming decades, the United Nations said. About 1.5 billion people — half the world's workers — are employed in industries heavily dependent on water, most of them in farming, fisheries and forestry, the U.N. World Water Development Report 2016 said. "There is a direct effect on jobs worldwide if there are disruptions in water supply through natural......

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