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Assessing the Water Footprint of Tofu Produced from Organically Cultivated Crops

  title={Assessing the Water Footprint of Tofu Produced from Organically Cultivated Crops},
  author={Ilyass Usman},
  • I. Usman
  • Published 2011
  • Environmental Science
This study employs a comprehensive approach in analysing products‟ water footprint. Today, millions of people around the globe are without adequate and safe freshwater supply, which is rightly captured in the Millennium Development Goals. This phenomenon can be attributed to myriads of factors including pollution from point and diffuse sources, inadequate sanitation systems as well as climate variability. Addressing these impediments requires a holistic approach that involves not only direct… 

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