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Title Water, food and welfare : water footprint as a complementary approach to water management in Mexico / Rosario H. Perez-Espejo, Roberto M. Constantino-Toto, Hilda R. Davila-Ibanez, editors.
Imprint Switzerland : Springer, 2016.

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Series SpringerBriefs in environment, security, development and peace, 2193-3170 ; volume 23
SpringerBriefs in environment, security, development and peace ; v. 23. 2193-3170
Subject Water -- Mexico.
Crops and water -- Mexico.
Water security -- Mexico.
Alt Name Pérez Espejo, Rosario,
Constantino Toto, Roberto M.,
Dávila Ibáñez, Hilda Rosario,
Description 1 online resource : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The contemporary model for water management and the alternative approaches -- Socioeconomic framework -- Water policy and institutions -- Water use for food purposes -- Water resources inventory and implications of irrigation modernization -- Manifestations of welfare loss -- Prices and water -- A strategy with limited effectiveness -- Water use pattern -- Change in the dietary pattern and water security -- Hydrological Stress and Pressures on Water Availability -- Problems associated to groundwater management -- Vulnerability and Climate Change -- Water demand of major crops -- A methodology -- Gray water footprint and water pollution -- Gray footprint and mining -- Impact of metal extraction on water -- Considerations on virtual water and agri-food trade -- Water footprint of four cereals in Irrigated District 011 -- Forage water footprint in the Comarca Lagunera -- Water footprint in livestock -- Water footprint of bottled drinks of and food security.
Summary This book addresses the following topics: the contemporary model for water management and alternative approaches; the socioeconomic framework, water policy and institutions; water use for food purposes, water-resources inventory and irrigation; manifestations of welfare loss and water prices; change in dietary patterns and water security; hydrological stress and pressures on water availability; groundwater management problems; vulnerability and climate change; water demand of major crops; gray water footprint and water pollution; gray water footprint and mining; virtual water and food trade; estimates of the water footprint of four key cereals, forage, livestock and bottled drinks. It is the result of a cooperation between 16 researchers from eleven Mexican academic institutions.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 22, 2016).
ISBN 9783319288246 (electronic bk.)
3319288245 (electronic bk.)
3319288229 (print)
9783319288222 (print)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-319-28824-6
OCLC # 945095091
Additional Format Printed edition: 9783319288222

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