ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Water: A Critique of Three Concepts

Discussion of issues concerning water is largely based on three concepts - virtual water, water stress and water storage per capita. Virtual water and water stress have limited usefulness from the point of view of analysis or policy formulation, while the concept of water storage per capita is fallacious and needs to be abandoned.

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