March 19, 2012 Leave a comment
The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on December 22, 1992, declaring March 22 to be the World Day for Water each year.
The World Water Day in 2012 is intended to draw the international attention on the relationships between water & food security. “Food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life” and water is one of the fundamental input factors to food production.
Did you know that an 0.5 liter Coca-Cola in a PET bottle produced in the Netherlands has a green water footprint of 15 liters, a blue water footprint of 1 liter and a grey water footprint of 12 liters. Your 1 pound steak requires 1,799 while 1 pound of chicken only requires 468 gallons.
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