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Feeding a thirsty world : challenges and opportunities for a water and food secure future : a report prepared as input to the 2012 World Water Week...

This report presents the latest thinking and new approaches to emerging and persistent challenges to achieve food security in the 21st century. It focuses on critical issues that have received less attention in the literature to date, such as: food waste, land acquisitions, gender aspects of agriculture, and early warning systems for agricultural emergencies. It also offers perspectives on how to better manage water and food linkages. [authors abstract]

Table of contents : Introduction; Thematic scope of the 2012 World Water Week; Food security : overcoming water scarcity realities; Innovations in agricultural water management : new challenges require new solutions; Women in agriculture : closing the gender gap for development; Food supply chain efficiency “from field to dork” : finding a new formula for a water and food secure world; Early warning systems for water in agriculture; Land deals : a ‘green revolution’ in global food and energy markets?

TitleFeeding a thirsty world : challenges and opportunities for a water and food secure future : a report prepared as input to the 2012 World Water Week...
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsJagerskog, A., Jonch-Clausen, T.
Secondary TitleSIWI report
Volume31
Pagination50 p.; ill.; tab.; fig.; boxes
Date Published2012-01-01
PublisherStockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)
Place PublishedStockholm, Sweden
Keywordsagriculture, food, gender, safe water supply, water management
Abstract

This report presents the latest thinking and new approaches to emerging and persistent challenges to achieve food security in the 21st century. It focuses on critical issues that have received less attention in the literature to date, such as: food waste, land acquisitions, gender aspects of agriculture, and early warning systems for agricultural emergencies. It also offers perspectives on how to better manage water and food linkages. [authors abstract]

Table of contents : Introduction; Thematic scope of the 2012 World Water Week; Food security : overcoming water scarcity realities; Innovations in agricultural water management : new challenges require new solutions; Women in agriculture : closing the gender gap for development; Food supply chain efficiency “from field to dork” : finding a new formula for a water and food secure world; Early warning systems for water in agriculture; Land deals : a ‘green revolution’ in global food and energy markets?

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