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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016South Africa, Kenya, Botswana, Sub-Saharan Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2018Kenya, 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.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2002Kenya, Eastern Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2014Malawi, 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
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2014Ethiopia, Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2012Burkina 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.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 1998Mexico, 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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