Water Vulnerability Theatens Developing Nation's Stability

Many nations and regions already facing uncertain political futures must contend with a growing threat to stabilization: freshwater vulnerability.

The finding comes from a new study co-authored by researchers in Stanford's Global Freshwater Initiative that weighed a variety of contributing factors, such as regulatory enforcement, corruption, transboundary competition and water transported "virtually" in agricultural products, as well as traditional constraints like scarcity and infrastructure.

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