Foodandwatersecurityissuesareregardedassinequanonif asocietywants to p- mote health, peace and prosperity. People who are well fed are also people with the means to changetheir situation. However, this is still an immense challengefor Asia especiallyintheglobalenvironmentalperspectiveinthe21stcentury. Peoplearound the globe will be facing a combination of problems concerning both environmental as well as social changes; therefore, the policy for future food and water security has to be upgraded in an integrated and holistic way. The need to put into persp- tive the ever-mounting body of new information on environmental security of food and water issues in Asia beyond the boundaries of separate disciplines provided the impetus for the development of this book. It is a compilation of selected ar- cles from two international symposiums entitled aFood and Water Sustainability in China 2007a and aFood and Water Sustainability in Asia 2008a which were held in Macau, China. Eminent scientists/researchers from different parts of Asia spoke at the symposium on topics such as the challenges in sustainable water resource m- agement, future projection of development strategies for sheries, increased yield of food grains by rainwater management in arid lands, multi-functional role of rice paddy area for food and water sustainability, the impact of biofuel production on food security, reclaimed wastewater for sustainable urban water use, heavy metal removal from contaminated soil and water, and adaptation strategies to cope with the climate change issues for food and water.An Asian Perspective Kensuke Fukushi, K M Hassan, R Honda, Akimasa Sumi. Water. Resources. in. Western. Himalayan. Region. A Case Study from the Pilot Locations in India, South East Asia Sushil Kumar AbstractThe state of Himachal Pradesh in the ... The erratic and uneven distribution of south west monsoonal rains is further adding to the problem. ... Media B.V. 2010 147 Alliance for Global Sustainability Bookseries 18, DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-9914-3_15, K. Fukushi et al.
|Title||:||Sustainability in Food and Water|
|Author||:||Kensuke Fukushi, K M Hassan, R Honda, Akimasa Sumi|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2010-09-02|