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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2018
    Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Africa

    In recent decades, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa have pursued national water permit systems, derived from the colonial era and reinforced by “global best practice.” These systems have proved logistically impossible to manage and have worsened inequality in water access. A new study conducted by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and Pegasys Institute, with support from the UK government, traces the origins of these systems, and describes their implementation and consequences for rural smallholders in five countries – Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Southern Africa

    The Chinyanja Triangle (CT) is an area inside the Zambezi

    River Basin, inhabited by Chinyanja-speaking people

    sharing a similar history, language and culture across

    the dryland systems of the eastern province of Zambia,

    southern and central regions of Malawi and Tete Province

    of Mozambique. Chiefs and Chiefdoms play a critical role

    in decision making and influencing social relationships. The

    Zambezi River, which originates in the Kalene Hills in Zambia

    is joined by ten big tributaries from six countries, and is

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    Tanzania, Southern Africa

    Stakeholders in agriculture and water related issues have different perceptions about the productivity of water. This is evident by the different definitions of productivity of water, though most of the definitions hinge around the benefits accrued from water use. The viewpoint of smallholder farmers? regarding the productivity of water is important in order to promote the concept of productivity of water in a country like Tanzania. This is because 95 percent of the farmers are smallholders. This paper presents the farmers?

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

    Traditionally, the spread and extent of human settlement beyond the major riparian zones of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and across many other arid regions of the world, has been determined by availability of groundwater supplies, accessed through hand-dug wells andsprings. In more recent times, groundwater is the preferred means of supplying water to meet the growing demand of the rural, dispersed communities and the small urban towns across SSA.

  5. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 1998
    Mexico, Gambia, Tanzania, Philippines, Central America, South America, Southern Asia, Africa

    Proceedings of the workshop which focused particularly on gender analysis of rights to land and water, the implications of privatization and water markets for women's access to resources, how women (as well as men) can participate fully in collective action projects and the relation between problems like water scarcity and pollution, multiple uses of water in irrigation systems and gender.

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