IRAQ: Call to adopt modern irrigation techniques

BAGHDAD 22 February 2012 (IRIN) – Fluctuating water levels in the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, Iraq’s primary sources of surface water, will continue to mar agricultural development unless more equitable water access rights are agreed with neighbouring countries and modern irrigation techniques are more widely adopted to reduce wastage, says a government official.

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