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Year: 2002
For some time, experts have argued about the Earth’s capacity to support ever larger human populations
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This appendix is based on three methodology papers and describes the equations used in the IMPACT model and the Water Simulation Model (WSM) — in particular, the connection between the water demand and supply components and the food production, demand and trade components is highlighted
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Irrigation is, and will remain, the largest single user of water, but its share of world water consumption is projected to decline from 80 percent in 1995 to 72 percent in 2025 under the business-as-usual scenario (BAU)
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Water, the environment, and food production are closely interrelated at the local, regional and global levels
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The introductory chapter to this book described the major problems in water pricing policy in much of the world: prevailing low water prices and high subsidies for capital investment and O&M costs threaten the financial viability of irrigation and urban water supplies, creating a particularly serious problem given the huge financial resources that these sectors will require in the future
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Are we headed toward a worldwide water crisis? The increasing demand for water among households, industry, the environment and especially agriculture, is making global water scarcity a perilous possibility
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World population is expected to reach 7
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Water is essential for growing food; for household water uses, including drinking, cooking and sanitation; as a critical input into industry; for tourism and cultural purposes; and for its role in sustaining the earth's ecosystems
Year: 2002
Two alternatives to the business-as-usual scenario exist - the water crisis scenario (CRI), projecting a worsening of the current situation for water and food policy; and the sustainable water use scenario (SUS), projecting a more positive future with greater environmental water reservation, greater domestic consumption from full water connection of urban and rural households and the maintenance of BAU levels of good production
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The business-as-usual scenario (BAU), projects the future of the food and water sectors if current planning and trends in policies, management and investments were to continue to 2025
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