The Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA) of the Italian Ministry of agricultural food, forestry and tourism policies (MIPAAFT) has been collaborating with the journal “Agro-Food Economics/Food Economy”, a peer-reviewed academic journal dealing with socio-economic, political, legal and technical issues related to agriculture and food systems. The magazine is published by the publisher Franco Angeli on behalf of the Italian Society of Agri-Food Economics (SIEA). As part of this collaboration, CREA is promoting the publication of a Special Issue on the theme “Sustainable management of water resources: potential of the agricultural sector for environmental protection” with a view to offering researchers and technologists the opportunity to meet and provide important insights on the evolution of water resources, highlighting their critical importance and potential for the future. The full text of articles may be inserted on the dedicated platform. The deadline for full papers is 15th October 2019.