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2Second Semester
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Academic Year 2017/2018
School School of Civil
Environmental and Land Management Engineering
Name (Master of Science degree)(ord. 270) - MI (489) Environmental and Land Planning Engineering
Track M2A - DIFESA DEL SUOLO E PREVENZIONE DAI RISCHI NATURALI
Programme Year 1

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ID Code 095854
Course Title WATER AND FOOD SECURITY
Course Type Mono-Disciplinary Course
Credits (CFU / ECTS) 8.0
Semester First Semester
Course Description This course is aimed to analyze the constraints and challenges of ensuring an adequate supply of water and food in the face of changes in the environmental forcings, human population dimension and habits and energy policies. The hydrological cycle. The hydrological balance. Water Functions in the life support system. Human Water Requirements. Water security and food security definition. The paradigm of water scarcity. The virtual water concept. The water footprint. Water Perspectives on Feeding Humanity. Finding the Balance between Water for Humans and for Nature. Land sparing vs Land sharing. Impacts of intensive agriculture. Large scale land acquisition (LSLA). The Food-Energy-Water nexus. Climate change. Food waste issue. Effects of the environmental catastrophes on food security.
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Educational activities SSD Code SSD Description CFU
B,C
ICAR/02
HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES, MARITIME ENGINEERING AND HYDROLOGY
8.0

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22/10/2020