By Pratch Rujivanarom
This article is being moved with special arrangement with Thailand's Nation newspaper
BANGKOK (IDN-INPS | The Nation) - Eight countries signed a ministerial declaration in Chiang Mai on November 6 to cooperate on improving irrigation systems among member countries to ensure food and water security.
A high-level advisory group on 'Partnerships for Agriculture Water Management' was established by the Chiang Mai Declaration to facilitate improved agricultural water productivity and management. It aims to ensure food security according to sustainable development goals, amid fears of water scarcity caused by climate change.