• Geography
  • Published 2001

Balancing water uses: water for food and water for nature

@inproceedings{Rijsberman2001BalancingWU,
  title={Balancing water uses: water for food and water for nature},
  author={Frank R. Rijsberman and David J. Molden},
  year={2001}
}
Many of the solutions to water-related food and environmental security problems come from within agriculture. How we develop and manage water supplies impact food security, ecosystems, and the services they provide. This requires a different perspective that focuses on the value obtained from the use of water. This view recognizes that water use in agriculture, and especially irrigation water serves the needs of many uses- including fisheries, livestock, bathing, small-scale industry and… CONTINUE READING

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