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(The) green, blue and grey water footprint of farm animals and animal products. Volume 1: Main report

(The) green, blue and grey water footprint of farm animals and animal products. Volume 1: Main report
  • UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education. December 2010
  • This study provides a comprehensive account of the global green, blue and grey water footprints of different sorts of farm animals and animal products, distinguishing between different production systems and considering the conditions in all countries of the world separately. The following animal categories were considered: beef cattle, dairy cattle, pig, sheep, goat, broiler chicken, layer chicken and horses.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Behaviour change, Livestock, Wastewater, Water footprint
  • Main target audience: Agriculture sector, Governments, National administrations, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Assessment
  • Type of resource: Impact study, Research study
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Published in 2015