Water, Food, and Poverty

Water, Food, and Poverty

by Colin Chartres
     
 

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This Element is an excerpt from Out of Water: From Abundance to Scarcity and How to Solve the World's Water Problems (9780131367265) by Colin Chartres and Samyuktha Varma. Available in print and digital formats.

 

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This is the eBook version of the printed book.

This Element is an excerpt from Out of Water: From Abundance to Scarcity and How to Solve the World's Water Problems (9780131367265) by Colin Chartres and Samyuktha Varma. Available in print and digital formats.

 

Understand the crucial linkages between water, food, and poverty in the developing world.

 

About 70% of the poorest live in rural areas where there is little other than agricultural employment. Farming is one of the most precarious ways to earn a living, however. In Asia, for instance, access to water — even where physical scarcity is not a problem — is often still difficult due to inefficient and inequitable institutions…

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132613873
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
10/15/2010
Series:
FTPress Executive Briefs
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
10
File size:
0 MB

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