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Innovative Technologies, Nature – Based Solutions, and Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Agriculture Can Drive Islands ’ Sustainable Development, Security, and Resilience

Innovative Technologies, Nature – Based Solutions, and Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Agriculture Can Drive Islands ’ Sustainable Development, Security, and Resilience

Island territories, primarily due to their physical structure and isolation, were spaces where agriculture played a significant part in their subsistence economy, as the local population's need for resources prioritized the use of land for production over the importation of foreign products, primarily transported by sea.   Although a balance between what was needed and what was produced was never achieved, the use of agriculture as a food source sustained local populations for long periods.  The gradual arrival of tourism on...

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