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I am translating a document and I wonder if there is an equivalent English term for a word "a country's ability to keep good stock of the country's energy or resources such as food, electricity, or energy in general"

For example :

This country expects to keep good stock of the country's water resources during this long dry season during 2019.

Thanks all.

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The term for storing up a large stock of goods or materials (including energy) is stockpiling.

Goods which have been deliberately stored up to be used in times of shortages are known as reserves. This term is commonly used for both energy and water. Bodies of water held for use during water shortages are known as reservoirs.

This country expects to keep adequate reserves of water during this long dry season during 2019.

Energy reserves are projected on the basis of geologic and engineering data (proved reserves) and projection drawn on the basis of proved reserves.

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A stored surplus of fuels is a reserve 1

Estimated quantity of energy source (such as coal, gas, or oil) known with reasonable certainty to exist, and which can be recovered with presently available technology at an economically viable cost. Energy reserves are projected on the basis of geologic and engineering data (proved reserves) and projection drawn on the basis of proved reserves

For foodstuff and other materials, then referring to it as a stockpile would be more appropriate. 2

  • A supply of material, as a pile of gravel in road maintenance.
  • A large supply of some metal, chemical, food, etc., gathered and held in reserve for use during a shortage or during a period of higher prices.
  • A quantity, as of munitions or weapons, accumulated for possible future use.
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