Billions of Dollars Spent on Farm Induced Water Pollution
Can Africa Learn from Wealthy Nations?
Wealthy nations quest to scale up agricultural food productivity inadvertently results in water pollution. Water pollution as a result of agricultural farm inputs is costing wealthy nations billions of dollars each year (Bloomberg.com; accessed March 13, 2012). According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), tackling agricultural water pollution across its member states costs tax payers billions of dollars each year (OECD.org; accessed March 13, 2012).
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