Moldova

Moldova is a landlocked state, located in Eastern Europe, bordering Romania and Ukraine. It has moderate climate. Moldova is well endowed with various sedimentary rocks and minerals including sand, gravel, gypsum, and limestone as well as other natural resources such as phosphorites. Natural hazards include landslides.

Key Water Issues and Challenges

  • Heavy use of agricultural chemicals, including banned pesticides such as DDT, has contaminated soil and groundwater
  • Extensive soil erosion from poor farming methods

Contact GWP Moldova

Mr. Richard Muller gwpcee@shmu.sk (for GWP Central and Eastern Europe)

Ms. Tatiana Belous drumead25@yahoo.com (for Moldova)

More Information

AQUASTAT -FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/main/index.stm

UN-Water Statistics http://www.unwater.org/statistics_KWIP.html


Source: www.cia.gov; http://data.worldbank.org; www.unwater.org

Posted: 2012-07-24


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