importance of water

July 16, 2014

Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization

Far more than oil, the control of water wealth throughout history has been pivotal to the rise and fall of great powers, the achievements of civilization, […]
July 1, 2014

10 Things You Should Know About Water

How much drinkable water is there in the world? How much water does an American, a European, an African use everyday? How many people lack even basic […]
November 27, 2012

War over the Nile River? Egypt & Ethiopia argue over Nile water

ADDIS ABABA: War over the Nile River? It seems that every few weeks, commentary is published suggesting that Egypt and Ethiopia are ready for military battles […]
November 15, 2012

Good water governance is key to South Africa’s future

Stakeholders in the water sector expressed concern that South Africa could face a serious crisis if water regulation is not seriously implemented.
November 3, 2012

Sound water policy: South African govt can’t do it alone

South Africa’s ecosystems are in a poor state and the challenges of a developing society are huge, writes Edna Molewa. The challenge of managing our water […]
September 20, 2012

Water: A Global Issue That Requires Collaboration

The world faces a projected 40 percent shortfall in freshwater by 2030, according to a study by the 2030 Water Resources Group. Seventy percent of the […]
September 15, 2012

Water Crucial to Development Projects in Namibia

According to President Hifikepunye Pohamba, water is fundamental to all social and economic activities in Namibia and elsewhere in the world. The head of state stated […]