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Global water crisis and future food security in an era of climate change

Hanjra, Munir A.; Qureshi, Muhammad

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Food policy should serve humanity by advancing the humane goals of eradicating extreme poverty and hunger. However, these goals have recently been challenged by emerging forces including climate change, water scarcity, the energy crisis as well as the credit crisis. This paper analyses the overall role of these forces and population growth in redefining global food security. Specifically, global water supply and demand as well as the linkages between water supply and food security are examined....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/67907
Source: Food Policy
DOI: 10.1016/j.foodpol.2010.05.006

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