Frequent droughts: Remodelling of water distribution & irrigation infrastructure stressed

PESHAWAR: Experts at a seminar on Thursday called for better management of transboundary rivers to cope with growing water scarcity, frequent droughts and increasing heatwaves due to climate change. The experts stressed the remodelling of water distribution and irrigation infrastructure to save water resources in future. The seminar titled, “Hydro-Climatic Modelling on Transboundary Waters,” was organized by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and the University of Agriculture Peshawar. The speakers declared depleting water resources and outdated infrastructure causes of loss of water. They called for urgent tangible and implementable steps if Pakistan wanted to escape the catastrophic impacts of climate change.

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Mushtaq Yusufzai

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