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Water, Food and Welfare

Water Footprint as a Complementary Approach to Water Management in Mexico

Editors: Pérez-Espejo, Rosario, Constantino-Toto, Roberto M., Dávila-Ibáñez, Hilda R. (Eds.)

  • Estimating a water footprint and a critical application of this methodology
  • Provides an overview of water management, water policies and institutions
  • Includes an analysis of the major factors affecting water resources in Mexico
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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.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • Contemporary Model for Water Management and Alternative Approaches

    Constantino-Toto, Roberto M.

    Pages 3-11

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  • Socioeconomic Framework

    Dávila-Ibáñez, Hilda R. (et al.)

    Pages 13-19

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  • Water Policy and Institutions

    Pérez-Espejo, Rosario H. (et al.)

    Pages 21-28

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  • Water Use for Food Purposes

    Pérez-Espejo, Rosario H. (et al.)

    Pages 29-34

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  • Water Resources Inventory and Implications of Irrigation Modernization

    Gómez-Reyes, Eugenio (et al.)

    Pages 35-43

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Buy this book

eBook 44,02 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-28824-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover 57,19 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-28822-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Water, Food and Welfare
Book Subtitle
Water Footprint as a Complementary Approach to Water Management in Mexico
Editors
  • Rosario Pérez-Espejo
  • Roberto M. Constantino-Toto
  • Hilda R. Dávila-Ibáñez
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Environment, Security, Development and Peace
Series Volume
23
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-28824-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-28824-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-28822-2
Series ISSN
2193-3162
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 252
Number of Illustrations and Tables
72 b/w illustrations, 4 illustrations in colour
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