National water footprint accounts: the green, blue and grey water footprint of production and consumption

Mesfin Mekonnen, Arjen Ysbert Hoekstra

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Abstract

This study quantifies and maps the water footprints of nations from both a production and consumption perspective and estimates international virtual water flows and national and global water savings as a result of trade. The entire estimate includes a breakdown of water footprints, virtual water flows and water savings into their green, blue and grey components.
Original languageUndefined
Place of PublicationDelft, the Netherlands
PublisherUnesco-IHE Institute for Water Education
Number of pages50
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NameValue of water research report 50
PublisherUNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education
No.50

Keywords

  • METIS-275271
  • IR-76913

Cite this

Mekonnen, M., & Hoekstra, A. Y. (2011). National water footprint accounts: the green, blue and grey water footprint of production and consumption. (Value of water research report 50; No. 50). Delft, the Netherlands: Unesco-IHE Institute for Water Education.
Mekonnen, Mesfin ; Hoekstra, Arjen Ysbert. / National water footprint accounts: the green, blue and grey water footprint of production and consumption. Delft, the Netherlands : Unesco-IHE Institute for Water Education, 2011. 50 p. (Value of water research report 50; 50).
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National water footprint accounts: the green, blue and grey water footprint of production and consumption. / Mekonnen, Mesfin; Hoekstra, Arjen Ysbert.

Delft, the Netherlands : Unesco-IHE Institute for Water Education, 2011. 50 p. (Value of water research report 50; No. 50).

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