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TitleWater for agriculture and food security in Gaza
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsEmergency Water, Sanitation and Hygiene group, EWASH
Secondary TitleEWASH advocacy task force fact sheet
Pagination4 p.; 2 photographs; 3 boxes
Date Published2011-02-01
PublisherEmergency Water and Sanitation-Hygiene Group, EWASH
Place PublishedS.l.
Keywordsagriculture, food hygiene, food industry, palestine gaza, water resources

The Israeli blockade on the Gaza Strip and Israel's military operation in Gaza in December 2008-January 2009 have exacerbated existing water quality and supply problems and caused increased damage to water resources essential for agriculture. In the past, agriculture production in Gaza ensured food security. Currently, agriculture in the Gaza Strip is barely viable. [authors abstract]

NotesWith 27 footnotes including references
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