Chapter 4. Water Saving Through International Trade in Agricultural Products

  1. Arjen Y. Hoekstra and
  2. Ashok K. Chapagain

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696224.ch4

Globalization of Water: Sharing the Planet's Freshwater Resources

Globalization of Water: Sharing the Planet's Freshwater Resources

How to Cite

Hoekstra, A. Y. and Chapagain, A. K. (2007) Water Saving Through International Trade in Agricultural Products, in Globalization of Water: Sharing the Planet's Freshwater Resources, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696224.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 21 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405163354

Online ISBN: 9780470696224

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Keywords:

  • agricultural products;
  • food and agriculture organization;
  • livestock products;
  • water resources;
  • water-intensive products

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Method

  • National Water Savings

  • National Water Losses

  • Global Water Savings

  • Global Blue Water Savings at the Cost of Green Water Losses

  • Physical versus Economic Savings

  • The Downside of Virtual-Water Import as a Solution to Water Scarcity