ANALYSIS

The State of Agriculture

China’s limited water and arable land plus rampant pollution raises concerns over food safety & food security. Get the latest update on agriculture & water and see why these policies matter … more

OPINIONS

Water Pollution Could Lead to More Trade

Upon publishing “No Water, No Food: ensuring food safety & food security in China”, HSBC’s Wai-Shin Chan tells us why China’s war on pollution & the need for self-sufficiency may result in more agri trade … more

NOTICES & EVENTS

  • MEP & MLR: First Nationwide Soil Pollution Survey Published
    Soil statistics previously considered a state secret revealed 19% of farmland sampled is contaminated
  • AIDF and ESCAP Water Security: Asia 2014
    23-24 April 2014

    AIDF summits are dedicated to uniting leading experts in water security, creating a sharing platform … more

  • SECTORS

    AgricultureAGRICULTURE

    Syngenta explains why training smallholders is key & introduces cost effective irrigation measures which reduce water use by up to 60%…more

    PowerPOWER

    International Rivers explains why China’s 12FYP favors risky dams over climate resilience and why this is a maladaptation to climate change…more

    F&BFOOD & BEVERAGE

    Can we meet the rising global food demand given the challenge of climate change? Dr. Read key takeaways from Dr. Shenggen Fan, director general of the IFPRI…more

    MiningMETALS & MINING

    Although Shenhua aims to reduce its per ton water intensity from 10 m³ to 6 m³, Greenpeace still has concerns about its future expansion plans & unresolved violations…more

    TextilesTEXTILES

    As one of the world’s top 10 toxic polluters, the leather industry needs to think “business unusual” and choose less water-intensive options during its production processes…more

    ElectronicsELECTRONICS

    Do you know cloud computing consumes more electricity than the total generation of India? See how water thirsty & energy hungry our internet surfing can be…more

    NEWS

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