In agriculture, Water Productivity equals the amount of socio-economic benefits created per unit of water consumed. Different involved stakeholders along the value chain, receive different amounts of the generated value. The concept “Social Water Productivity” looks at how equitable the distribution is of generated of agricultural output per water unit. It could be used as parameter for water allocation.
This video illustrates this with an example of growing asparagus in Peru.
More info: http://www.thewaterchannel.tv/dossiers/water-productivity
Produced by: TheWaterChannel