Water, Food and Welfare

Water Footprint as a Complementary Approach to Water Management in Mexico

  • Rosario Pérez-Espejo
  • Roberto M. Constantino-Toto
  • Hilda R. Dávila-Ibáñez

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Environment, Security, Development and Peace book series (BRIEFSSECUR, volume 23)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Linking Water Management, Food Policy and Welfare

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Hilda R. Dávila-Ibáñez, Rosario H. Pérez-Espejo, Thalia Hernández-Amezcua
      Pages 13-19
    3. Rosario H. Pérez-Espejo, Thalia Hernández-Amezcua, Hilda R. Dávila-Ibáñez
      Pages 21-28
    4. Rosario H. Pérez-Espejo, Thalia Hernández-Amezcua, Hilda R. Dávila-Ibáñez
      Pages 29-34
    5. Eugenio Gómez-Reyes, Jaime Garatuza-Payán, Roberto M. Constantino-Toto
      Pages 35-43
    6. Úrsula Oswald Spring
      Pages 45-58
    7. Roberto M. Constantino-Toto
      Pages 59-72
  3. Pressures on Water Availability, Its Use and Welfare Effects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Eugenio Gómez-Reyes
      Pages 75-83
    3. Andrea Santos-Baca
      Pages 85-98
    4. Patricia Phumpiu-Chang
      Pages 99-109
    5. Eugenio Gómez-Reyes
      Pages 111-119
    6. Hilda R. Dávila-Ibáñez, Roberto M. Constantino-Toto
      Pages 121-132
  4. Methodology for Analyzing Water Footprint and Virtual Water

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 133-133
    2. Ignacio Sánchez-Cohen, Ernesto Catalán-Valencia, Jaime Garatuza-Payán
      Pages 135-151
    3. Anne M. Hansen
      Pages 153-161
    4. Germán Santacruz-de León, Francisco J. Peña-de Paz
      Pages 163-176
    5. Thalia Hernández-Amezcua, Andrea Santos-Baca
      Pages 177-185
  5. Applying the WF Approach for Impact Analysis on Sectors and Regions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Rosario H. Pérez-Espejo, Thalia Hernández-Amezcua
      Pages 189-198
    3. Ignacio Sánchez-Cohen, Gerardo Delgado-Ramírez, Gerardo Esquivel-Arriaga, Pamela Bueno-Hurtado, Abel Román-López
      Pages 199-214
    4. Rosario H. Pérez-Espejo, Thalia Hernández-Amezcua
      Pages 215-227
    5. Roberto M. Constantino-Toto, Delia Montero
      Pages 229-239
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 241-252

About this book


This book addresses the following topics: the contemporary model for water management and alternative approaches; the socioeconomic framework, water policy and institutions; water use for food purposes, water-resources inventory and irrigation; manifestations of welfare loss and water prices; change in dietary patterns and water security; hydrological stress and pressures on water availability; groundwater management problems; vulnerability and climate change; water demand of major crops; gray water footprint and water pollution; gray water footprint and mining; virtual water and food trade; estimates of the water footprint of four key cereals, forage, livestock and bottled drinks. It is the result of a cooperation between 16 researchers from eleven Mexican academic institutions.


Food Security Water Footprint Water Management Water Resources policy Welfare in Mexico

Editors and affiliations

  • Rosario Pérez-Espejo
    • 1
  • Roberto M. Constantino-Toto
    • 2
  • Hilda R. Dávila-Ibáñez
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Economic ResearchNational Autonomous Univ of MexicoMexicoMexico
  2. 2.Unidad XochimilcoUniversidad Autonoma MetropolitanaMexicoMexico
  3. 3.Unidad XochimilcoUniversidad Autonoma MetropolitanaMexicoMexico

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