Improving irrigated agricultural productivity in an age of food and water scarcity

Lankford, Bruce (2010) Improving irrigated agricultural productivity in an age of food and water scarcity. In: Tackling the world water crisis: reshaping the future of foreign policy. The Foreign Policy Centre. ISBN 10 1-905833-17-2

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Abstract

This short essay describes the pivotal position that irrigated agriculture plays within a globalised food system. It explains the scale of water use and food production linked to irrigated agriculture and highlights the underlying complexities and challenges that society faces as we consider how to increase food security through improved water management.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: sdg 2 - zero hunger,sdg 6 - clean water and sanitation ,/dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/zero_hunger
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of International Development
Depositing User: Abigail Dalgleish
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2011 15:20
Last Modified: 20 Dec 2022 12:30
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/34358
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