Food, water and war: security in a world of conflict

Date released
21 August 2000
Publication Code

J Lawrence (ed.)


This report is a record of a conference conducted by the Crawford Fund for International Agricultural Research at Parliament House, Canberra, 15 August 2000. The Crawford Fund believes that agriculture, food, and access to natural resources like water, play key roles in development for poor nations and in avoiding conflict. Topics covered include: 'Cultivating peace' by Dr Indra de Soysa, 'Peace through development: how can Australia help?', 'Fish wars' by Dr Meryl Williams, 'Dam: the dilemma' by Dr Don Blackmore, and 'Make food not war' by Beris Gwynne.