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Climate Change, Population Pressure and Conflict in Africa

"Africa is characterised by widespread and deeply entrenched poverty, armed conflict, slow economic development until recently, and agricultural systems proven to failure during frequent and persistent drought. With its tremendous natural resources …

eAfrica: The Electronic Journal of Governance and Innovation, Vol 1, December 2003

Looks at some of the big issues in African agriculture and profiles some important new models of success, including India and Israel. Looks at joint venture successes. Refers to water scarcity options

Selective Review of Food Security Policy Worldwide: What can be Learned from International Experiences in Order to Shape Food Security Policy in Africa? Part II

Food security for all requires sustained productivity growth and competitiveness, not only of agriculture but of the entire economy; a social safety net; and resilience in the face of periodic shocks. This is the central message of this review. Two…

A Cost-benefit Analysis of Interventions to Improve Water Service Reliability in Blantyre Malawi - Technical Report

Despite the recent completion of the Likhubula water supply project, Blantyre is plagued by water shortages. The new infrastructure increased the Blantyre Water Board’s capacity to 122 million L of water daily. However, this is still less than estim…

Climate Change and its implication on Women's Health in the Niger Delta Region

The United Nations Framework Convention on climate change defines climate change as a change of climate which is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity that alters the composition of the global atmosphere and which is in addition to ot…

Zimbabweans Grapple with Water Shortage amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Zimbabwe’s water and sanitation crisis predates COVID-19 by decades. But it appears to be worsening, and bringing additional dangers during the pandemic. Access to clean water has long been declining, especially in urban areas. Human Rights Watch (2…

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