AWDO 2016 - Economic Water Security / Nexus Index and Transition

Economic Water Security: The productive use of water to sustain economic growth in food production, industry, and energy. Economic Water Security Index 2013 with three sub-indices 


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Agricultural water security
  • Productivity of irrigated agriculture
  • Independence from imported water and goods
  • Resilience (% of renewable water resources storage in large dams)
Industrial water security
  • Productivity (financial value of industrial goods relative to industrial water withdrawals 
  • Consumption rate (virtual water consumed relative to water withdrawn for industry)
Energy water security
  • Utilization of hydropower capacity
  • Ratio of hydropower to total energy supply                             

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