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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.)

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  • 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)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $54.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-28824-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $69.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-28822-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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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
72 b/w illustrations, 4 illustrations in colour
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