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21 December 22
The international water community is shifting its attention in the year 2022 to groundwater, the valuable underground sources of water that experts say rarely draw enough policy and management attention, despite their critical importance for drought resilience and food security.
Groundwater provides about half of drinking water worldwide according to the International Groundwater Resources Assessment Centre (IGRAC), with an estimated 40% of all groundwater used for agriculture.
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