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Seminar: Growing More Food with Less Water

Seminar: Growing More Food with Less Water

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ADB's Water and Agriculture, Food Security, and Rural Development CoPs jointly organized the “Growing More Food with Less Water” seminar on 5 April. Micro-irrigation solutions expert Netafim shared innovation breakthroughs in irrigation technology for growing more food using less water. Netafim aims for better quality crops and higher yields, while using less of the world’s limited resources.
ADB's Water and Agriculture, Food Security, and Rural Development CoPs jointly organized the “Growing More Food with Less Water” seminar on 5 April. Micro-irrigation solutions expert Netafim shared innovation breakthroughs in irrigation technology for growing more food using less water. Netafim aims for better quality crops and higher yields, while using less of the world’s limited resources.

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How Netafim looks at the world
April 5, 2011Eytan Markovitz
 
Water, how big of an issue is it?
 
 
Source: Blue Planet Run, Rick Smolan, 2008 
1 kg of beef: 15,000 liters
1 pair of jeans: 4100 liters
1 kg of rice: 3400 liters
1 T shirt: 2700 liters
1 liter of milk: 1000 liters
1 glass of beer: 75 liters
1 Kg of Apples: 70 liters
1 slice of bread: 40 liters
1 cup of tea: 30 liters
Average amounts of water required to produce day needs to day our 
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Water efficiency is a global need!

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