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      Policy Options for Reducing Water for Agriculture in Saudi Arabia
      Energy and Economic Vulnerability

      Policy Options for Reducing Water for Agriculture in Saudi Arabia

      Christopher Napoli, David Wogan, Lama Yaseen

      As populations and economies grow, a megatrend that will increasingly affect both developed and emerging economies is the policy trade-off between managing water resources and achieving food security objectives. This policy trade-off is very relevant in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)…

      Christopher Napoli Napoli, Christopher
      David Wogan Wogan, David
      Lama Yaseen Yaseen, Lama
      23rd January 2018
      Energy for Water in Agriculture: A Partial Factor Productivity Analysis
      Energy and Economic Vulnerability

      Energy for Water in Agriculture: A Partial Factor Productivity Analysis

      Christopher Napoli, Berenice Garcia Tellez

      Water, energy and food are inextricably linked and, consequently, inefficient use of any of the three resources can have a negative effect on the other two. Managing this nexus requires a holistic approach. We compare the productivity of extracted water…

      Christopher Napoli Napoli, Christopher
      Berenice Garcia Tellez Garcia Tellez, Berenice
      19th March 2016
      Policy Options for Reducing Water for Agriculture in Saudi Arabia
      Energy and Economic Vulnerability

      Policy Options for Reducing Water for Agriculture in Saudi Arabia

      Christopher Napoli, David Wogan, Lama Yaseen

      Saudi Arabia relies almost exclusively on aquifers and desalination to provide its water. Roughly 87 percent of these water extractions are used for agriculture, and so any policy to improve the sustainability of water resources cannot ignore this agriculture dimension.

      Christopher Napoli Napoli, Christopher
      David Wogan Wogan, David
      Lama Yaseen Yaseen, Lama
      5th March 2016
      A framework for understanding energy for water
      Energy and Economic Vulnerability

      A framework for understanding energy for water

      International Journal of Water Resources Development

      This article offers a framework for understanding how energy is used to meet water demand in countries. Specifically, the relationships between energy use and water scarcity, the location of renewable water resources, and aggregate water demand are explored. The article…

      Christopher Napoli, Berenice Garcia Tellez

      2016