Southern Africa: Record Drought Leaves over 41.4 Million People Food Insecure — WaterSan Perspective

WaterSan Perspective June 30, 2016 An estimated 41 million people – 23 per cent – of the 181 million rural population in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are food insecure, and out of this figure, more than 21 million are in urgent need of assistance. This is according to the latest Vulnerability Assessment Results […] … Continue reading Southern Africa: Record Drought Leaves over 41.4 Million People Food Insecure — WaterSan Perspective

Social Dimension of Water Resource Management in Sri Lanka – Part 5

by Delgollage Senevirathne, Assistant General Manager (Sociologist) at the National Water Supply & Drainage Board (NWSDB), Sri Lanka. (8) The social consequences of failure to control excessive ground water extraction There are many instances where excessive groundwater extraction affects the availability of groundwater for other users leading to social consequences. Over extraction of ground water … Continue reading Social Dimension of Water Resource Management in Sri Lanka – Part 5