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The water resource in tropical Africa and its exploitation

K. A. Edwards

The water resource in tropical Africa and its exploitation

by K. A. Edwards

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Published by International Livestock Centre for Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.
    • Subjects:
    • Water resources development -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
    • Hydrology -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementK.A. Edwards, G.A. Classen, and E.H.J. Schroten.
      SeriesILCA research report ;, no. 6
      ContributionsClassen, G. A., Schroten, E. H. J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC519.S73 E39 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 103 p. :
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2706577M
      ISBN 10929053043X
      LC Control Number85980102
      OCLC/WorldCa11691582

      sought to better understand how urban water service providers in Africa could mobilize market-based resources. To this end, a regional workshop was held in Pretoria, South Africa, in August to explore the feasibility of “Market Finance for Water Utilities in Africa.” The . The present book mainly deals with global water resources, aquatic ecosystem, water demand and agriculture ecology. The extension use of illustrations is intended to increase the understanding the.

      Like in many parts of the world, water resources in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have been pivotal for human survival, economic growth, social development, and practicing certain religion and cultural ethos. However, in spite of the intrinsic values of water, its use and management in sub-Saharan Africa has not been without limitations. The United States, for example, estimates that a quarter of its oil supply will come from Africa by Natural Resources and Conflict in Africa is the first book to offer a detailed look at conflict over various natural resources in several African countries. Abiodun Alao undertakes this broad survey by categorizing natural resources into.

      Forest Resources in India: Use, Over Exploitation, Causes and Effects! In India, forests form 23 percent of the total land area. The word ‘forest’ is derived from the Latin word ‘foris’ means ‘outside’ (may be the reference was to a village boundary or fence separating the village and the forest land). Avoiding Conflicts Over Africa’s Water Resources AVOIDING CONFLICTS OVER AFRICA’S WATER RESOURCES Peter J. Ashton Division of Water, Environment & Forestry Technology, CSIR, P.O. Box , Pretoria , South Africa. Abstract Some 85% of Africa’s water resources are comprised of large river basins that are shared between several countries.


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