WATER SHORTAGE ITS
CAUSES, IMPACTS AND
A REFERENCE FROM THE HOLY QURAN
21:30 اولم ير الذين كفروا ان السماوات والرض كانتا رتقا
افليؤمنون وجعلنا من الماء كل شئ حي ففتقناهما
Have not those who disbelieve known that the
heavens and the earth were joined together as one
united piece, then We parted them? And We have
made from water every living thing. Will they not
Topics to be presented
Indus Water Treaty
Impacts of Water Shortage
with two thirds of the earths surface covered by
water, it is evidently clear that water is one of the
most important elements responsible for life on
earth. It is not only vital for sustenance of life but
equally essential for the socioeconomic
development. The global fresh water shortage and
food security issues related to teeming billions of
population necessitated the shifting of fresh water
from agriculture to other more pressing uses. The
country is facing the worst ever crises of water
shortage for last many years, as water available for
any given use has become increasingly scarce.
Agriculture is important sector in the development
of country, taking broader perspective on
contribution of agriculture to gross domestic
production and including associated support
services, the agriculture actually accounts the major
portion of total economy.
70% of the population depends directly upon
Food and fibre is the basic need of our country.
It makes possible in foreign exchange earning
and job employment.
Improvement in agriculture productivity is must for
food security, at present from 80 Mha geographical ...