Water, Food, and Poverty [NOOK Book]

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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.

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 ...

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Water, Food, and Poverty

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Overview

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…

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132613873
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 10/29/2010
  • Series: FTPress Executive Briefs
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 10
  • Sales rank: 1,224,578
  • File size: 291 KB

Meet the Author

Colin Chartresis a world authority on water issues and Director General of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI). He has 35 years’ experience in R&D and policy areas related to water and natural resources, and served as Chief Science Advisor to the Australian National Water Commission. Samyuktha Varma works at IWMI. She focuses on issues of water, equity and poverty in developing countries, and with ensuring that women’s voices are heard in the development of water management solutions. A social scientist, her background has led to her work on issues ranging from human rights to urban governance.

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