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Reporting water in southern Africa

Reporting water in southern Africa

a media guide to managing our water resources

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Published by Southern African Research and Documentation Centre, Musokotwane Environment Resource Centre for Southern Africa, SADC Secretariat in Harare, Zimbabwe, Gaborone, Botswana .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 88-93).

Statementwritten and compiled by SARDC, Musokotwane Environment Resource Centre for Southern Africa.
ContributionsSouthern African Development Community., India Musokotwane Environment Resource Centre for Southern Africa.
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24004792M
ISBN 109780797436503
LC Control Number2009334410
OCLC/WorldCa456551855

FIGURE 1: FOOD, ENERGY, WATER: HIGHLY COUPLED AND INTERDEPENDENT INTRODUCTION Food, water and energy security forms the basis of a resilient economy, but as a water-scarce country with little arable land and a dependence on coal-fired power and oil imports, South Africa’s economy is testing the limits of its resource Size: 2MB. STATE OF WATER RESOURCES IN SOUTH AFRICA 1. Stressed State of Water Resources 3. Trans-Boundary Waters 4. Aging & Dysfunctional Infrastructure 2. Complex Engineered Systems Location of Large Dams a. Large Dams (>1 mil m³) b. Total Capacity 32 mil m³. The UN reports that the drought will further limit water access for both rural and urban populations throughout the region. As only an estimated 61 percent of people residing in Southern Africa have access to safe drinking water under normal conditions, response actors expect the drought will significantly increase WASH needs. Some countries—.   Dr James Dabrowski, the council’s principal researcher specialising in water quality and aquatic ecology, said that, with over 98% of South Africa’s available water resources already allocated across various sectors, the country could face a water deficit of between 2% and 13% by , depending on economic performance, reported Polity, the.


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Reporting Water in Southern Africa: A Media Guide to Managing Our Water Resources was prepared from contributions by experts in the Member States of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The guide was produced by the I Musokotwane Environment Resource Centre for Southern Africa (IMERCSA), which is a part of the Southern.

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