70% of human freshwater use is for irrigation

June 7, 2015

“Irrigation now claims close to 70 percent of all freshwater appropriated for human use.”

 

International Decade for Action ‘Water for Life’ 2005–2015: Water and food security,” United Nations
Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), last modified October 23, 2014, accessed December 15, 2014, http://www.un.org/waterforlifedecade/food_security.shtml

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