One third of corn grown in water-stressed areas

Blue and Green: One third of the world’s corn is grown in highly water-stressed regions, raising questions over the sustainability of global food supply, experts have warned. According to a statement released on Wednesday by the World Resources Institute, competition for water is tight in agricultural areas across each of the top six corn producing nations – the US, China, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and India. Corn is a vital crop. It is one of the world’s largest sources of food calories, and also feeds livestock.......

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