Assessing the water challenge of a new green revolution in developing countries.

@article{Rockstrm2007AssessingTW,
  title={Assessing the water challenge of a new green revolution in developing countries.},
  author={Johan Rockstr{\"o}m and Mats Lannerstad and Malin Falkenmark},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2007},
  volume={104 15},
  pages={6253-60}
}
This article analyzes the water implications in 92 developing countries of first attaining the 2015 hunger target of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals and then feeding a growing population on an acceptable standard diet. The water requirements in terms of vapor flows are quantified, potential water sources are identified, and impacts on agricultural land expansion and water tradeoffs with ecosystems are analyzed. This article quantifies the relative contribution from infiltrated… CONTINUE READING
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