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Water, irrigated cropland percentage by region

Irrigated land currently produces 40% of the world’s food on 17% of the world’s land. A broadening of irrigation and more effective rain fed agriculture will be necessary to meet the need for increasing agricultural outputs – for domestic use and exports.

Year: 2011

From collection: Pro-poor growth and natural resources – the economics and politics

Cartographer: Hugo Ahlenius

Tags: collection Graphic Natural Poverty Recources

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