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.
|Title of host publication
|Tackling the world water crisis: reshaping the future of foreign policy
|J. Osikena, D. Tickner
|The Foreign Policy Centre
|Published - 2010