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Water Security and Agriculture Achieving SDGs

 
Nigeria, May 2nd, 2015 - #watergoals  Agriculture must meet the needs of present and future generations for its products and services, while ensuring profitability, environmental health, and social and economic equity (FAO 2013, 11) Thus we must understand the nexus between water and agriculture.

Water security is defined as the capacity of a population to safeguard sustainable access to adequate quantities of acceptable quality water for sustaining livelihoods, human well-being, and socio-economic development, for ensuring protection against water-borne pollution and water-related disasters, and for preserving ecosystems in a climate of peace and political stability. (UN-Water, 2013

 

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