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UNEP report "Ecosystems for water and food security"
Article Type: News from the net From: Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, Volume 23, Issue 2.
In light of the current challenge to enhance food security worldwide, this report aims to illustrate the importance of healthy ecosystems for the provisioning of key services that contribute to food security. Such ecosystem services include water provisioning and food production. The report provides an overview of the linkages between ecosystems, water, and food security. It explores how to manage ecosystems for a variety of ecosystem services such as provisioning of water and food, and how to manage ecosystems in a sustainable way so they can substantially contribute to enhancing current and future food security.
It can be seen at: www.unep.org/publications/contents/pub_details_search.asp?ID=6208