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Food, Water Security ‘Inherently Interconnected,’ Blog Post Says

Chicago Council on Global Affairs “Global Food for Thought”: Next Generation 2019 — Achieving Security through Water Security
Jill Baggerman, MS candidate at the University of Texas at Austin, discusses her experience attending the Chicago Council’s Food Security Symposium, noting her attendance “broadened my understanding of water policy as it relates to the agricultural sector. In particular, the panels … opened my eyes to how public institutions can more effectively link with the private, academic, and nongovernmental sectors. Water systems are inherently interconnected, but if we steward these linkages well — with governmental accountability and robust stakeholder involvement in decision-making processes — then our water system will be more resilient to respond to water stress” (7/10).