Sustainability in Food and Water: An Asian Perspective by Kensuke FukushiSustainability in Food and Water: An Asian Perspective by Kensuke Fukushi

Sustainability in Food and Water: An Asian Perspective

byKensuke Fukushi

Paperback | November 6, 2012

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Foodandwatersecurityissuesareregardedassinequanonif asocietywants to p- mote health, peace and prosperity. People who are well fed are also people with the means to changetheir situation. However,this is still an immense challengefor Asia especiallyintheglobalenvironmentalperspectiveinthe21stcentury. Peoplearound the globe will be facing a combination of problems concerning both environmental as well as social changes; therefore, the policy for future food and water security has to be upgraded in an integrated and holistic way. The need to put into persp- tive the ever-mounting body of new information on environmental security of food and water issues in Asia beyond the boundaries of separate disciplines provided the impetus for the development of this book. It is a compilation of selected ar- cles from two international symposiums entitled "Food and Water Sustainability in China 2007" and "Food and Water Sustainability in Asia 2008" which were held in Macau, China. Eminent scientists/researchers from different parts of Asia spoke at the symposium on topics such as the challenges in sustainable water resource m- agement, future projection of development strategies for sheries, increased yield of food grains by rainwater management in arid lands, multi-functional role of rice paddy area for food and water sustainability, the impact of biofuel production on food security, reclaimed wastewater for sustainable urban water use, heavy metal removal from contaminated soil and water, and adaptation strategies to cope with the climate change issues for food and water.
Prof. Akimasa SumiProfessor and Executive Director of the Transdisciplinary Initiative for Global Sustainability (TIGS) at the University of Tokyo (UT). He started his career serving for the Japan Meteorological Agency and later joined UT, as a professor. His research interest is focused on numerical modeling of weather and climate, es...
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Title:Sustainability in Food and Water: An Asian PerspectiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:466 pagesPublished:November 6, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9400733283

ISBN - 13:9789400733282

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Part ONE (Water resources management): Xu Z X: 'Sustainable Water Resource Management in China: A Great Challenge'; Zhang, Xinfeng: 'Affecting factors of Salinity Intrusion in Pearl River Estuary and Sustainable Utilization of Water Resources in Pearl River Delta'; Yatsuka Kataoka: 'Water Resource Management in Asian Cities - from Case Studies of Groundwater Management'; Ao Chitan: 'Identification of Main Factors and their Relationships in Urban Runoff Pollution of Macau based on the Statistical Techniques'; Sevilla, Janice Beltran: 'Assessment of Spatial Variations in Surface Water Quality of Kyeongan Stream, South Korea Using Multivariate Statistical Techniques'; Xue, Yan: 'Real-time Water Resources Analysis and Assessment for Supporting Beijing Water Sustainability'; Minjun Shi: 'A GIS-based Bio-economic Model Applied in Water Resource Management in Shiyang River Basin, Gansu Province, China'; Ni, Chengwei: 'On the Change of Virtual Water in China under regional restructuring from 1997 to 2000'; PartTWO (Sustainability in local water use): Chan, Kwok Ho: 'Potential reuse of wastewater effluent in Macau'; Yang Min: 'Ozone Used as a Technology for Reducing the Risk of Wastewater Reuse; Xu He:'Sustainable Water Management on Reclaimed Water Use: Case Study of Tianjin'; 'Organic Hindrance in Groundwater Arsenic Removal Practice'; Vuong, Anh Tuan: 'Factors associated with faecal contamination of household drinking water in a rural area, Vietnam';Trieu, Tran Thi: 'Alternative safe water for communities in the Mekong Delta and coastal zone - Vietnam'; Singla, Sushil Kumar: 'Community based Management of Traditional Water Resources in Western Himalayan Region (A Case Study from the Pilot Locations in India, South East Asia)'; Hassan, Khondoker Mahbub : Part THREE (Aquatic food production): Wang Xi Chang: 'Quality and Safety of Aquatic Products in China; Zhou Yingqi: 'Notes of Study on Development Strategy of Chinese Fishery to 2030'; Liu Zhengwen: 'Changes inFisheries and Water Environments of Lake Taihu, China'; Wang Weimin: 'Wastewater Management in Freshwater pond Aquaculture in China'; Dang Huong Thu: 'Dosing and timing addition of Bacterial Biomass of Important Impact on Environment in Shrimp farming'; Tjokronegoro Mahastuti Harijono : 'Study of Mercury Pollution at Bantarpanjang Area (Citarum River) Using Biomarker'; Part FOUR (Crop production): Tabatabaee Yazdi, Javad: 'Increased wheat yield by rainwater management (a case study in arid lands of Iran)'; Zhong Funing: 'Water -An Emerging Critical Factor in Chinese Rice Production and Trade'; Yang Yonghui: 'Sustainability of Water-Use and Food Production in Haihe Catchment'; Zhu Jing: 'Grain Production and Sustainable Food Security in Less-Favored Regions in China'; Pascual Carlos M: 'Exploring Land Use Planning Options: experiences and challenges for food and water security'; Matsuda Hirotaka: 'The Impact of the Bio-Ethanol Production to the World Grain Market: The Case Study of World Maize Market'; Noomhorm Athapol: 'Optimization of Rice Supply Chain in Thailand - A Case Study of Two Rice Mills'; Punyawadee Varaporn: 'Exploring behavioral changes towards chemical-safe agriculture: the case of Thai vegetable farmers'; Honda Ryo: 'Supply-demand balance of compost between urban and agricultural sectors according to peri-urban development in an urban-rural fringe area in Asia - A case study in Nonthaburi, Thailand'; Part FIVE (Food and water security in climate changes) : Qi Feng: 'Water Resources in the Hexi Corridor and its Cycle'; Ma Shiming: 'Adaptive Capacity to Changes in the Water Cycle: A Case Study of Northern China'; Hasan, Abu Hena Reza: 'Measuring Climate Change Risk on Supply Chain of Rice in Bangladesh'; Mooyoung Han: 'The Multi-functional Role of Rice Paddy Area for Food and Water Sustainability - Lessons Learned from Korean Tradition'; Sang-Arun, Janya: 'Promoting plant residue utilization for food security and climate change mitigation in