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ANALYSIS & REVIEWS

8 Reasons to Invest in Irrigation in China

To grow 75% of total grains & 90% cash crops, China’s irrigated areas need water equivalent to the Pearl River flow. With an additional 18 million hectares to adopt water-saving tech by 2030, CWR’s Hu says investment in irrigation is worth exploring … more


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INTERVIEWS

Corporate Bonds Water Credit Risk Tool

China Water Risk sat down with GCP’s Liesel Van Ast & GIZ’s Simone Dettling, two developers of the Corporate Bonds Water Credit Risk Tool to find out how it helps investors & banks mitigate exposure and impact on the bottom line … more


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OPINIONS & EXPERT VIEWS

BWS-China: WRI’s New Water Stress Map

With more granular data from the Chinese government, WRI China upgraded its Aqueduct Baseline Water Stress (BWS) maps for China. BWS China developers Wang, Zhong & Long explain key differences … more


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RESEARCH & REPORTS

Green Development Strategy and Advices for Yangtze River Economic Belt based on Water-nomics Theory (English translation of the Chinese title).

 

This journal article, published in the national academic journal “Environmental Protection” (Issue 15, 2016), is based on CWR & MEP FECO’s joint brief “WATER-NOMICS OF THE YANGTZE RIVER ECONOMIC BELT: Strategies & recommendations for green development along the river“.

Source: Environmental Sciences Press, 2016

USEFUL LINKS

BSR – Food, Beverage and Agriculture BSR works with a broad range of agriculture, food, and beverage companies to integrate corporate responsibility into core business strategies

FAO – Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger by helping developing countries and countries in transition to modernise and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices and ensure good nutrition for all.

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GLOSSARY & MEASUREMENTS

Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Heavy Metals in China

Click on the link below for a list of heavy metals and their maximum allowable discharge concentrations according to the People’s Republic of China’s national standards, as well as information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the potential effects … … more

Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Other Pollutants in China

Click on the link below for a list of other pollutants (non-heavy metal), their application and maximum allowable discharge concentrations according to the People’s Republic of China’s national standards, as well as information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on … … more

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