WWF blasts agriculturepolicy for drought

WWF blasts agriculturepolicy for drought


The European Union’s agricultural policy is worsening droughts in the Mediterranean region, which will become chronic if water management does not improve, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) said in a report released last week. Worldwide, the percentage of land affected by serious drought more than doubled from the 1970s to the early 2000s, according to the WWF. The 2005 drought in the Mediterranean region is expected to be followed by another one, which will affect Spain, Portugal, France and...


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