Environment and climate change
The Brief was prepared to support the development of the Irrigation Strategy of the Republic of Serbia.
It addresses the strategic assessment of social, environmental and climate reasons for irrigation development in Serbia, citing the risks of climate change to sustainable development. It also addresses the development of climate change mitigation measures to ensure that investments take into account water resource sustainability, water quality, and climate change without adverse impacts on biodiversity, natural resources and the community, i.e. it addresses potential environmental impacts of irrigation and options for better adaptation to climate change, guided by existing European Union regulations and directives.