3 Great Infographics on Water and Agriculture

Posted by on March 12th, 2013 | 0 Comments »

The following post is part of a series in anticipation of our March 20 panel “Too Hot, Too Wet, Too Dry: Building Resilient Agroecosystems” in Washington, D.C., co-hosted with the Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska. Please join us!

Water and Population by 2025: By 2025, there will be 1 billion more mouths to feed, requiring an additional 1 trillion cubic meters of water for agriculture alone.In the May 2012 Water for Food Industry Leaders Panel, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Chief Executive Jeff Raikes declared “agriculture and water are inseparable.” Issues of water stress, therefore, are central to our mission of accelerating agricultural productivity growth.

We scoured the web for the best infographics that illustrate the relationship between water and agriculture. Click on each image to view the full size graphic.

 

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