A History of Water: Series III, Volume 3

Water and Food

Terje Tvedt (Redaktør) ; Terje Oestigaard (Redaktør)

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With the world population set to reach 9 billion by the year 2050, and food demand expected to increase by 60 per cent during the same period, one of the key issues facing the world is food security.

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Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction: approaches to African food production in a water system perspective
Terje Tvedt and Terje Oestigaard

1. Semi-permanent foragers in north and west Africa: an archaeological perspective
Elena A.A. Garcea

2. Origin of domestication and aquatic adaptation: the Nile valley in comparative
perspective
Randi Haaland

3. How did the Nile water system impact swine husbandry practices in ancient Egypt?
Louise Bertini

4. A breadbasket, mais encore? The socio-economics of food production in the Nile
Delta from antiquity onwards
Katherine Blouin

5. Water, migration and settlement in the southern African Iron Age
Johamm W.N Tempelhoff


6. The Nile and food in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire
Alan Mikhail

7. Do not imagine that every cloud will bring rain: a history of irrigation on
Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Matthew V. Bender

8. Water and rural-urban relations in the Maghreb
Brock Cutler

9. Colonial and post-colonial irrigation efforts in the Office du Niger, inner delta of the
Niger, 1900-2000
Maurits W. Ertsen


10. Water and agricultures in the Niger basin through the twentieth century
Andrew Ogilvie, Jean Charles Clanet, Georges Serpantie and Jacques Lemoalle


11. The lake, bananas and ritual power in Buganda
Andrew Reid

12. Dying cows due to climate change? Drought can never finish the Maasai cattle,
only the human mouth can (Maasai saying)
Marcel Rutten

13. Rainfed agriculture, drought and hunger in Tanzania
Terje Oestigaard

14. Water-food security systems in the Congo rainforest
Raphael M. Tshimanga

15. Managing the commons with floods: the role of institutions and power relations for
water governance and food resilience in African floodplains
Tobias Haller

16. Water, labour and politics: Land-use dynamics along the Niger River in Mali
Tor A. Benjaminsen

17. Fishers, herders and rice-farmers communities of the inner Niger delta facing the
huge challenge of adapting to weakened floods
Pierre Morand, Famory SIinaba and Awa-Niang Fall

18. 'Where there is water there are fish': small-scale inland fisheries in Africa: dynamics
and importance
Jeppe Kolding, Paul A.M. van Zwieten and Ketlhatlogile Mosepele

19. Climate change adaptation strategies and food security: a case of the Chewa People
in central Malawi
Jessica Kampanje-Phiri and Dean Kampanje-Phiri

20. Land and water for drug, cash for food. Khat Production and Food Security in
Ethiopia
Gessesse Dessie

21. Emerging water frontiers in large-scale land acquisitions and implications for food
security in Africa
Atakilte Beyene and Emil Sandstroem

22. New perspectives on Saharan mega-aquifers: history, economic value and
sustainability
Fridtjov Ruden

Notes
Index

Om forfatteren

Terje Tvedt is Professor of Geography at the University of Bergen and Professor of Political Science and Global History at the University of Oslo. He has published extensively on water related topics and presented three successful television documentaries on water, shown in more than 150 countries worldwide. His books include The River Nile in the Age of the British (2004, pbk 2016), A Journey in the Future of Water (2014) and The Nile: River of History (forthcoming), and he is the Series Editor of the pioneering History of Water Series, all published by I.B.Tauris