• Irrigation & Agriculture

    Irrigation and Agriculture Globally, one in nine people in the world today (815 million) are undernourished. Agriculture is the single largest employer in the world, providing livelihoods for 40 percent of today’s global population. Irrigated agriculture consumes 70 percent of harvested freshwater; efficiencies in irrigation practices can greatly contribute to zero hunger and sustainable water [...]

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  • Strategic Approaches to Water Management

    Strategic Approaches to Water Management A strategic approach to water management is critical to ensure that water is allocated equitably, efficiently and in an environmentally sustainable manner. Australia is very familiar with the impacts of water scarcity and drought, which, globally, are now high on the agenda of many government and business leaders. The Millennium [...]

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  • Improved water management does not happen from a single initiative

    A quote from Professor Quentin Grafton’s interview about the water-food-energy nexus and addressing wicked problems.

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