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A Way Forward in Water & Food Security: With the focus of the World Water Week in Stockholm on water & food security, this month we dive deeper into Hong Kong's water security as demand on the Dongjiang River increases across the border. Will the new proposed desalination plant solve our concerns? The Assistant Director of the HK Water Supplies Department talks about the government's plans whilst Daniel Cheng, Managing Director of Dunwell Enviro-Tech shares his views on the challenges ahead. We also explore the way forward in agriculture on how to grow smarter with BASF's Head of Food & Agriculture for Asia-Pacific. Meanwhile, Village People Project provides insight into Gansu's water woes caused by mispricing of water at a rural level..
   
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A Way Forward in Water & Food Security: With the focus of the World Water Week in Stockholm on water & food security, this month we dive deeper into Hong Kong's water security as demand on the Dongjiang River increases across the border. Will the new proposed desalination plant solve our concerns? The Assistant Director of the HK Water Supplies Department talks about the government's plans whilst Daniel Cheng, Managing Director of Dunwell Enviro-Tech shares his views on the challenges ahead.

We also explore t
he way forward in agriculture on how to grow smarter with BASF's Head of Food & Agriculture for Asia-Pacific. Meanwhile, Village People Project provides insight into water woes in Gansu caused by mispricing of water at a rural level.

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World Water Week - 8 Top Picks 
No idea what happened at World Water Week? Debra Tan picks eight points of interest around food and energy security and how to solve access to clean water for everyone.
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HK: Stepping up Water Security?
Sophie le Clue looks in more detail at Hong Kong's water security as demand on the Dongjiang River increases - are 
steps taken by government to address this sufficient?
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The Future of Hong Kong Water
Bobby Ng, Assistant Director of Hong Kong's Water Supplies Department talks to China Water Risk about the government's plans for water resources
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Hong Kong Water: 5 Challenges 
Daniel Cheng, MD of Dunwell Enviro-Tech and Deputy Chairman of the Federation of HK Industries urges HK to prepare for the worst as he sets out our key challenges
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Grow Smarter
Does more feedstock automatically mean more water? BASF Asia Pacific Head of Food & Agriculture shares six ideas to help China’s agriculture industry use water more efficiently 
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Gansu Bathhouse Blues
Josephine Price of Village People Project tells us how the mispricing of water affects rural bathhouses and causes wastage and misery side-by-side
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Reports Interest
  • Almost one-quarter of the world’s population lives in regions where groundwater is being used up faster than it can be replenished
  • Proportion of Americans ‘alarmed’ or ‘concerned’ about global warming stands at 40%, well below the peak of 51% in late 2008
  • Shanghai ranked the most vulnerable major city in the world to serious flooding
  • PepsiCo receives Stockholm Industry Water Award 2012 for improving water efficiency by >20% since 2006- reaching goal 4 years early
  • ED of Global Water Footprint thinks China's North-South Water Diversion Project is "irrational" while Chinese scientist have different views
  • Xian government to create 28 man-made lakes to provide a lush and fresh environment for the city
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