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Record number 387175
Title Insight from the 5th World Water Forum on Securing Water for Food and Ecosystems in Africa : Report on BOCI Project BO-10-004-003: Water Conventions
Author(s) Wageningen International,
Source Wageningen : Wageningen International - 14
Department(s) Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation
Publication type Scientific report
Publication year 2009
Keyword(s) ecosystemen - landbouwproductie - afrika - waterbeheer - landgebruiksplanning - voedselzekerheid - internationale samenwerking - duurzame landbouw - ecosystems - agricultural production - africa - water management - land use planning - food security - international cooperation - sustainable agriculture
Categories Water Supply / Agriculture in Africa
Abstract Water scarcity is considered to be one of the largest threats for many parts of Africa. Under water scarce conditions reducing the consumption of water and preventing pollution of accessible water resources is essential. Combating water scarcity in both dimensions of quality and quantity is of special relevance for the LNV priority regions (including those in Water Mondiaal). Future LNV policies to address food security in Africa will affect the use, spread and fate of agrochemicals as well. Very little information is available on how this might effect the ecosystem approach (including biodiversity, increased resilience, and multiple-use potential) in land use planning
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