By Marta Antonelli, Francesca Greco
This ebook pursues a entire, multidisciplinary procedure with a purpose to examine the connection among water and nutrients defense. It demonstrates that almost all of the world’s economies lack adequate water assets to safe their populations’ nutrients requisites and are therefore digital importers of water. the most inspiring situations, which this ebook is rooted in, is Italy: the 3rd biggest internet digital water importer in the world. The e-book additionally indicates that the sustainability of water depends upon the level to which societies realize and take into consideration its price and contribution to agricultural creation. as a result huge volumes of water required for nutrients construction, water and meals defense are in truth inextricably associated. Contributions from prime foreign specialists and students within the box use the thoughts of digital water and water footprints to provide an explanation for this dating, with an eye fixed to the empirical examples of wine, tomato and pasta creation in Italy. This publication presents a priceless source for all researchers, pros, policymakers and everybody else attracted to water and foodstuff security.