Alternative World Water Forum

In Africa, groundwater is the major source of drinking water and its use for irrigation is forecast to increase substantially to combat growing food insecurity. Despite this, there is little quantitative information on groundwater resources in Africa, and groundwater storage is consequently omitted from assessments of freshwater availability. Here we   Read More ...

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We, African organizations at the Alternative World Water Forum, in Marseille from 14 to 17 March 2012, Given the growing pressures of the multinational corporations on the water resources in Africa, Given the privatization of the public water supply sector and that of the water distribution companies in Africa, Given   Read More ...