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Chart of Water Required by Food Type

Water Required by Food Type

2005 version of this chart


Global Assessment of the Water Footprint of Farm Animal Products, Mekonnen and Hoekstra;

Tags: water to produce food, litres of water to produce protein, fresh water use for food production, water required by food type, fresh-water

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