Improving irrigated agricultural productivity in an age of food and water scarcity

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

8 Downloads (Pure)


This short essay describes the pivotal position that irrigated agriculture plays within a globalised food system. It explains the scale of water use and food production linked to irrigated agriculture and highlights the underlying complexities and challenges that society faces as we consider how to increase food security through improved water management.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTackling the world water crisis: reshaping the future of foreign policy
EditorsJ. Osikena, D. Tickner
PublisherThe Foreign Policy Centre
ISBN (Print)10 1-905833-17-2
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Cite this