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How much water is in the meat on your plate?

By Jane Gitau What is a ‘water footprint’ and why does it matter? Does it differ between developing and developed countries? These are some of the questions that renown professor in Water Management, Arjen Y. Hoekstra will attempt to answer to an ILRI audience on February 7, 2013. The University of Twente, Netherlands Professor will … Continue reading

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New Year, new beginnings for PLE

The start of a new year is for many of us, a time for reflection, a time for resolutions and often re-organisation of personal goals to meet our resolutions. For the People Livestock and Environment Theme, a new beginning is literally happening. A new Theme Director, Dr Iain Wright takes over the mantle from 23 … Continue reading