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South Africa: Working for Water programme gets cash injection

After a period of ten years, the Working for Water programme, which is the brainchild of the former minister of education as well as forestry and environmental affairs, Prof Kader Asmal, has taken a giant leap after the injection of R18.3m to the Northern Cape department of environmental affairs by the national government.

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What is Water Neutrality?

The concept of Water Neutrality, based on its carbon equivalent, was first coined during the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002. Since then the term has been loosely used, with little quantitative validation.  Here we define the term ‘water neutrality’ to imply a voluntary process whereby participants seek to quantitatively balance their water use […]

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