21 Mar '12, 5pm

Food for Thought: World Water Day – Thursday March 22, 2012

Food for Thought: World Water Day – Thursday March 22, 2012

According to the United Nations, the adequate management of water resources is key to assuring adequate nourishment before the growing demand of the world population. The majority of the water we consume is incorporated in food. To make a kilo of rice, we need 2,450 liters of water. The We Are Water Foundation collaborates to create awareness on the need to make good use of this resource and creates an application that calculates the amount of water necessary to produce a food or its Water Print . Every year, on March 22, the World Water Day is decreed by the UNO which, in the 2012 edition, deals with water and food safety . More than 1 billion people lack a basic supply of water and 1.5 million children die every year due to illnesses caused by non-drinkable and contaminated water. How much water does it take to produce that tomato, bowl of rice or head of lettuce? Here i...

Full article: http://www.alternativeconsumer.com/2012/03/21/food-for-th...

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