08 Jun '11, 4pm

The New Scramble for Africa Threatens Water Resources

The New Scramble for Africa Threatens Water Resources

Growing water demand, driven by population growth and foreign land (and water) acquisitions, are straining the Nile's natural limits. Avoiding dangerous conflicts over water will require three Basin-wide initiatives. The first is for governments to address the population threat head-on by ensuring that all women have access to family planning services and by providing education for girls throughout the region. The second is to adopt more water-efficient irrigation technologies and shift to less water-intensive crops.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/the-new-scramble-...

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