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Water and Food Security for Poverty Alleviation

Rabiul Islam1 and Chamhuri Siwar2
  • 1 School of Economics, Finance and Banking, College of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 06010 Sintok, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia
  • 2 Institute for Environment and Development (LESTARI), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM, Bangi, Darul Ehsan, Selangor, Malaysia

Abstract

Problem statement: This study considered the issue of water security and food security for the poor towards sustainable livelihoods. Involvement of water organization to scarceness mitigation means that it stands an essential for movements that type water more manageable for poor people. Pro-poor water and food authority, enhanced contact towards worth water and sustenance services, pro-poor financial development and maintenance development, public capability constructing and authorization, adversity preclusion and vindication and management of the environment have been recognized as a context for deed to develop water safety and food security for the poor. Approach: The study has three parts. Firstly, we considered the case for water security. Secondly, we addressed the food security for the poor. Thirdly, we suggested the progress of maintainable livings for the poor. Results: The analysis of this study was to focus and simplify the issues reported in the literature surrounding water security and food security for the poor. Conclusion: We concluded with some recommendations about the types of data around which water security and food security for the improvement of sustainable livelihoods of the poor might be designed.

American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences
Volume 7 No. 2, 2012, 224-231

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ajabssp.2012.224.231

Submitted On: 8 March 2012 Published On: 4 June 2012

How to Cite: Islam, R. & Siwar, C. (2012). Water and Food Security for Poverty Alleviation. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, 7(2), 224-231. https://doi.org/10.3844/ajabssp.2012.224.231

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Keywords

  • Poverty alleviation
  • water security
  • food security
  • sustainable livelihood