Protecting critical water resources for food supply, for nature and for local communities.

The Roadmap towards Water Security for Food & Drink Supply (the ‘Water Roadmap’) sets out a vision and key pathways to address the challenges we collectively face in protecting critical water resources for food supply, for nature and for local communities.

It is a joint vision for the outcome we are seeking across the UK food & drink industry as a whole: to  deliver the Courtauld Commitment 2030 water target that 50% of the UK’s fresh food is sourced from areas with sustainable water management. The Water Roadmap also aims to deliver an important contribution towards UN Sustainable Development Goal 6 (availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all), as well as protecting and restoring biodiversity, and contributing to Net
Zero goals through the implementation of nature-based solutions.

A Roadmap towards Water Security

WRAP and the Courtauld Commitment 2030

The Water Roadmap is coordinated by WRAP and delivered by a large number of water
stewardship expert bodies, on-the-ground delivery agencies and UK food & drink organisations, many of whom are Courtauld 2030 signatories and supporters.

To help deliver the ambition of the Water Roadmap, all UK food & drink organisations are urged to join.

Water Roadmap Supporters

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