Water and food security in Saudi Arabia: Reality and Expectations

الأمن الغذائي والمائي في المملكة العربية السعودية : الواقع والتطلعات / خضران بن حمدان الزهراني، صديق الطيب منير.

الزهراني، خضران بن حمدان ; منير، صديق الطيب ; Khadran Bin Hamdan Al Zahrani & Sadeeq Al Tayeb Moneer (2007)

Book

This book comes in the form of a guidebook and a reference to provide accurate scientific information on the current status of food and water security in Saudi Arabia, also to provide information on the opportunities and the options available for strengthening by raising the efficiency of water use and agriculture land use. The book provides scientific material in an indicative – educational nature to increase knowledge, raise awareness, and change the attitude and the behavior of citizens and residents with regards to the rational use of water and agriculture land. This book also provides an educational and awareness material for the consumer on the concept of water and food security, its components and the consumer’s role in achievement. This book contains six chapters, which discusses respectively the following topics: the concept of food security and its components, the concept of water security and its impact on food security, agriculture natural resources in Saudi Arabia, the development plans in Saudi Arabia and its impact on water resources development and consumption, development plans in Saudi Arabia and its impact on food security, finally, the future vision on food and water security in Saudi Arabia.

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