High and Dry : Climate Change, Water, and the Economy

19 June 2017

This World Bank report (2016) finds that water scarcity, exacerbated by climate change, could hinder economic growth, spur migration, and spark conflict. However, most countries can neutralize the adverse impacts of water scarcity by taking action to allocate and use water resources more efficiently.

Download the full report.

Read the executive summary

Image removed.


Author: World Bank Group