Climate Change in the Levant

Many countries in the Levant are afflicted by water scarcity, weak institutional and governmental resource management, high food import dependency and fragile economies –  all coupled with increasing populations and demand….

Source: www.ecomena.org

Water scarcity is one of the issues expected to increase with climate change. This will adversely affect livelihoods and sectors like agriculture, which is the largest water user in the country. The Levant region is projected to be one of the most severely impacted region in the world as per most general circulation models due to the expectation of severe water scarcity which will in turn impact its socio-economic development 

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