Past, Present, and Future
The recent increasing demand for water by Africa’s growing population makes it clear that new water management strategies are necessary for the continent to benefit from sustained development. In the face of ongoing water shortages caused by reduced rainfall, frequent droughts, and global warming, new political and economic arrangements are essential to ensure cooperative use of available water resources. Kwadwo A. Sarfoh argues that such arrangements will inevitably bring peace to countries that share river basins.
List of Abbreviations
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AFDB African Development Bank
ARWR Acquired Renewal Water Resources
CEPGL Economic Community of the Great Lakes Countries
CILSS Comité permanent inter états de lute contre la sécheresse dans le Sahel
ECA Economic Commission for Africa
ERWR External Renewable Water Resources
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United States
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