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Trade could be key to balancing conservation of freshwater sources and food security

20:00 EDT 12 May 2019 | AAAS

(International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis) An IIASA study published in the journal Nature Sustainability today, evaluated whether water for the environment could be prioritized under growing competition from other sectors. The results indicate that this could be achieved by shifting crop production from water scarce -- to water abundant regions and tripling international food trade.

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