Prof Tim Hess
Professor of water and food systems, Cranfield University
Prof. Tim Hess has an internationally distinguished research profile on water-related risk and water footprinting in agrifood systems built around a strong track-record of research on the relationship between agriculture, food production and the water. He is recognised as an interdisciplinary research scientist, bringing together areas of natural and social sciences to address real-world problems associated with agrifood systems. Recently, his work has focused on the field of water footprinting and water-related risk, particularly in the agriculture, food and beverage sector. He has worked on several projects considering; the contribution of water footprinting to national food policy; benchmarking irrigation water use amongst farmers and growers; and evaluating new technologies for agricultural water management.
23-May-2018Water efficiency: The forgotten footprint