African Water Resources
Torbjorn Damhaug Edeltraut Gilgan-Hunt David Grey Valentina Okaru Roth Narendra P. Sharma
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World Bank Technical Paper No. 331F.
Develops a strategy for water resources management in Sub-Saharan Africa based on the principles that water is a scarce resource and that access to it raises issues of economic efficiency, social equity, and environmental sustainability. The report recommends an integrated, cross-sectoral, catchment-area approach and identifies five development imperatives: household water security, protection of catchment areas and wetlands, food security, water quality and human health, and intranational and international conflict resolution.
Also available in English: Stock No. 13711 (ISBN 0-8213-3711-4).
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