A Commodity in Scarcity: The Politics of Water in the Middle East
March 1, 1994 | Dr. Amikam Nachmani
The problem of water scarcity is a growing worldwide phenomenon. Net renewable water resources per capita have declined dramatically over a single generation, and in little more than thirty years from now will reach dangerously low levels. By the year 2025 the average net water resources in the Middle East are expected to be less than 700 cubic meters per person per year, half of what they are today.