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Dr. Ertug Ercin talks about the vulnerabilities of Europe’s economy to water scarcity and drought.


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26 April 2017: Vulnerabilities of Europe’s economy to global water scarcity and drought

22 March 2017: World Water Day: Reducing wastewater by recycling packaging

21 March 2017: Water Footprint in Mexico: analysis and perspectives / Huella Hídrica en México: análisis y perspectivas

7th November 2016: Water Footprint: Key to Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Water Footprint: Key to Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Towards sustainable water use in the cotton supply chain

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