Vital Role For Australian Irrigation - 2012
Land & Water Australia. 2012. Vital Role For Australian Irrigation - 2012. [Online] (Updated June 13th, 2012)
Available at: http://lwa.gov.au/node/3861 [Accessed Monday 6th of May 2013 10:42:36 PM ].
Thi fact sheet summarises Australia’s role in global irrigated food production.
Australia’s irrigators have a vital role to play in meeting the challenge of global food security in the context of climate change and a growing global population. With population growth and standards of living and diet increasing in some regions, the demand for food will double in coming decades. Irrigation currently provides 40% of world food supplies and is projected to meet 60% of the increase in demand.
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