Water Saviors

You don't consume water just

by drinking it.

Chances are that

you may actually be... eating

a significant part of it.

People believe that water is a renewable resource. Yet, we shouldn't be taking it

for granted and -most of all- we shouldn't waste it. Apart the water we drink, there is also the water that can be found in our food. Really, do we ever think that by wasting food we actually waste a lot of water as well? How should people who have access to water be treating it and what can people -with limited access to it-

do in order to preserve it?

Action areas

+ Food loss prevention and reduction

+ Food waste prevention and reduction

+ Water use for food production

+ Life cycle assessment of food

+ Environmental impacts and food production

+ Climate change and food production

+ Sanitation and hygiene

These education programs have been designed to meet the requirements of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the year 2030 as far as food, health, environment and education is concerned. You see -in some way- all these pillars are connected to each other. Health, is definitely connected to food. Food production, on the other hand, affects the environment (which is also connected to health) whereas education helps us to reach and work for the best for all of the above.

Sustainable Development Goals in a few words:

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries - developed and developing - in a global partnership. They recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth – all while tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests. The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice. The Goals interconnect and in order to leave no one behind, it ís important that we achieve each Goal and target by 2030. You can learn more here.

Food Security Center supports the SDGs.


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