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Water footprints: lessons from Kenya's floriculture sector

Water footprints: lessons from Kenya's floriculture sector | Water in Agriculture | Scoop.it
When addressing sustainability in global supply chains, the challenge is to manage and minimise the negative impacts, says Wayne Visser (What is a water footprint?
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Sustainable Development - Infographic: Inclusive Green Growth

RT @WBPubs: RT @wbsustaindev: In the past 50 years, #water withdrawals have tripled. The result is increasing water scarcity: http://t.co/XkxFR50J...
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Meeting the food production challenge - National Rural News - Grains and Cropping - General - The Land

Meeting the food production challenge - National Rural News - Grains and Cropping - General - The Land | Water in Agriculture | Scoop.it
THE WORLD will be able to continue to feed itself even in light of soaring populations and climate change, but to do so there will have to be improvements in both breeding and grain storage, according to a broker with US-based commodities business...
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Private water management goes solar in Cambodia | The Water Network | by TallyFox

Private water management goes solar in Cambodia | The Water Network | by TallyFox | Water in Agriculture | Scoop.it
Floods and droughts are two leading causes of agricultural losses in Cambodia, where farmers have begun using solar power to manage their water supply and counter the impact of increasingly erratic weather patterns.  In the disaster-prone Bosleav ...
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Earth's Currency: Corn, Soybeans Gain as Drought Seen Eroding Crops; Wheat Rallies - Bloomberg

Corn, Soybeans Gain as Drought Seen Eroding Crops; Wheat Rallies - Bloomberg http://t.co/Q4VN7ZRz...
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When Did Our Daily Bread Take a Wrong Turn? - GoodFood World

When Did Our Daily Bread Take a Wrong Turn? - GoodFood World | Water in Agriculture | Scoop.it
GoodFood WorldWhen Did Our Daily Bread Take a Wrong Turn?
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Food and the drought - Chicago Tribune

Food and the drought - Chicago Tribune | Water in Agriculture | Scoop.it
Food and the droughtChicago TribuneWhat makes matters worse in light of the drought is the enormous drain of ethanol production on the corn supply. In a good growing year, such as 2011, ethanol consumed 40 percent of the U.S.
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Korea's Amoje Corporation Partners with IBM to Drive Food Services Market ... - MarketWatch (press release)

Korea's Amoje Corporation Partners with IBM to Drive Food Services Market ...MarketWatch (press release)IBM Korea's application on demand services specialize in small and medium-sized businesses.
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Scant rain to give scorched Southwest US crops little relief - blog*spot

Scant rain to give scorched Southwest US crops little relief - blog*spot | Water in Agriculture | Scoop.it
Sam Nelson in Reuters: Crops in the northern and eastern U.S. Midwest will benefit from showers and cooler temperatures over the next week but heat and drought will continue to punish crops in the southwest, an agricultural ...
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Ancient water source could green Namibia - The Australian

Ancient water source could green NamibiaThe AustralianA STONE-AGE underground water reservoir could transform life in arid Namibia, a government official says, holding up to five million cubic metres of water that could supply the area for 400 years.
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Jackson County man sentenced for illegal water diversion, ordered to breach dams - OregonLive.com

Jackson County man sentenced for illegal water diversion, ordered to breach dams - OregonLive.com | Water in Agriculture | Scoop.it
Opposing ViewsJackson County man sentenced for illegal water diversion, ordered to breach damsOregonLive.comTom Paul, deputy director of the Water Resources Department, said Harrington would not have been granted a permit even if he'd applied for...
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New ideas, facts. Aquatic ecosystem as a bioreactor: water - blog*spot

NEW IDEAS are presented: A fundamental concept is proposed of aquatic ecosystem as a bioreactor that carries out the function of water purification in natural water bodies and streams. According to the new conceptualization that was ...
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GMO crops: Fooling with Mother Nature « Farm Beet

GMO crops: Fooling with Mother Nature « Farm Beet | Water in Agriculture | Scoop.it
Another issue with GMO crops is that while food-source seeds have traditionally been considered a public resource, GMOs represent private-sector ownership of plant DNA through the patent process. Many fear this type of ...
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IWMI : News Room - Water and Security in Central Asia

IWMI : News Room - Water and Security in Central Asia | Water in Agriculture | Scoop.it
Solving a Rubik's Cube: Water and security in Central Asia. Free access only, until 15 September.
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Celebrating the super athletes of food production

Like athletes, Australian farmers are elite performers in their field and we're keen to celebrate their achievements!
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Water Tanks: Water Security and Rainwater Harvesting

Water Tanks: Water Security and Rainwater Harvesting | Water in Agriculture | Scoop.it
Water security grows as an issue of great importance, with every new baby born into our resource constrained planet.
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Agribusiness does more harm than good in food production - The Canberra Times

Agribusiness does more harm than good in food production - The Canberra Times | Water in Agriculture | Scoop.it
Agribusiness does more harm than good in food productionThe Canberra TimesAgribusiness is Fusion's enemy. Apparently increasing the scale and efficiency of farming is unthinkable.
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Bangladesh looks to the Blue-Green Revolution for food security - Radio Australia

Bangladesh looks to the Blue-Green Revolution for food security - Radio Australia | Water in Agriculture | Scoop.it
Bangladesh looks to the Blue-Green Revolution for food securityRadio AustraliaBangladesh looks to the Blue-Green Revolution for food security. Updated 30 July 2012, 9:45 AEST.
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A sustainable water strategy is good for business - The Guardian

A sustainable water strategy is good for business - The Guardian | Water in Agriculture | Scoop.it
The GuardianA sustainable water strategy is good for businessThe GuardianThe event, which was organised by Anglian Water Business, also heard that collaboration is increasing among companies as they look to solve water scarcity problems and...
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Water Commission receives 1.3 million support for Dam Safety - Ghana News Agency

Water Commission receives 1.3 million support for Dam Safety - Ghana News Agency | Water in Agriculture | Scoop.it
Water Commission receives 1.3 million support for Dam SafetyGhana News AgencyAgona Swedru, July 26, GNA -The Norwegian Government has released 1.3 million dollars to Water Resources Commission (WRC) to support the establishment of a National Dam...
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A sustainable water strategy is good for business - Equities.com

A sustainable water strategy is good for business - Equities.com | Water in Agriculture | Scoop.it
A sustainable water strategy is good for businessEquities.comThis was the overriding message at a recent conference on the global water challenge.
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Midwest crops, fish, water supply punished by drought - Reuters

Midwest crops, fish, water supply punished by drought - Reuters | Water in Agriculture | Scoop.it
Midwest crops, fish, water supply punished by droughtReutersCHICAGO/SCRANTON, Iowa (Reuters) - Temperatures heading north of 100 degrees Fahrenheit and scarce rain portended another blistering weekend for much of the U.S.
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Tastier, old-style bao thai rice fights back — TalkVietnam

Tastier, old-style bao thai rice fights back — TalkVietnam | Water in Agriculture | Scoop.it
HA NOI — One of the oldest and best strains of rice in Viet Nam, bao thai, is being pushed to the edge of extinction by modern, genetically-modified varieties...
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Hybrid Rice Production ׀ DuPont Pioneer

Together with Vietnam farmers and local scientists, DuPont Pioneer introduced hybrid rice that helps improve rice production in high salinity conditions.
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