By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Welcome

I hope this blog will create discussion about the important issue of water use and availability around the world.
Your comments and views are very important and I encourage you to join the conversation.

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe
Chairman Nestlé SA

  • Jul 10:

    Urbanisation and water: a broader view


    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    The ongoing acceleration in the rate of urbanisation is a huge challenge, particularly also related to water. This week I am participating in the 2016 Singapore World Cities Summit and the Singapore International Water Week looking into this...

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  • Jul 19:

    Water scarcity and food security the role of virtual water trade


    Virtual water flows by regions

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    As I have written about previously in this blog, the use of water, one of our basic human needs, has been growing vastly in the last century. It is ...

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  • Oct 16:

    World Food Day: A broader view on food security and nutrition


    Nestlé Chairman Peter Brabeck-Letmathe addresses the World Food Prize

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    As we mark World Food Day, we should seize the opportunity to reflect on the challenges we face. The conditions required to meet our fundamental need ...

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  • Sep 3:

    2030 Water Resources Group at World Water Week: fact-based approach to water management


    Anders Berntell

    By Anders Berntell

    World Water Week in Stockholm has just ended. It was a full week of intensive discussions on our most urgent issues: Water and Food Security...

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  • Aug 27:

    World Water Week Water and Food Security two priorities precariously entwined


    Water Challenge Blog

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    World Water Week got off to a good start on Sunday. This year’s focus is on water and food security. It is a powerful reminder ...

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  • Aug 27:

    Biofuels are making the US drought crisis worse


    Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    The water-food-energy nexus is a complex concept that is frequently cited but rarely fully understood. However the cost of failing to grasp these ...

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  • Aug 24:

    We will fail to feed the world until we fix the water crisis


    global water challenge

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    The world is walking towards a crisis that it barely recognises. In scale and significance, it dwarfs all the others it is intricately connected with ...

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