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Water for Food. Innovative water management technologies for food security and poverty alleviation

Water for Food. Innovative water management technologies for food security and poverty alleviation
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). May 2011
  • This paper sets out the water and food security challenges in Least Development Countries (LDCs) and developing countries. The document explores the rainfed-irrigation nexus in different regions of the world, looks at the technology's role and suggests some action actions that can be undertaken to improve food security and alleviate poverty.
  • Geographical coverage: Africa, Asia, Global, Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Food security, Irrigation, Poverty reduction, Technology, Water availability, Water management
  • Main target audience: Agriculture sector, Governments, Policy makers, Researchers, Scientists, Stakeholders
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Awareness raising
  • Type of resource: Recommendations
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Published in 2015