Conflict and Raising Water Prices in Egypt and South Africa - A Shrinking but Vital Commodity, Water Will be the Source of Increasing Cross-Border Tensions In Africa - : Africa-Wide - Monitoring Economies

Conflict and Raising Water Prices in Egypt and South Africa - A Shrinking but Vital Commodity, Water Will be the Source of Increasing Cross-Border Tensions In Africa - : Africa-Wide - Monitoring Economies

Author: 
Salgado, Ingi
Publisher: 
In On Africa (IOA)
Date published: 
2014
Record type: 
Journal Title: 
Africa Conflict Monitor
Source: 
Africa Conflict Monitor, Volume 2014, Issue 11, Nov 2014, p. 16 - 20
Abstract: 

A complex web of treaties and business arrangements govern the rights and usage of Africa's water supplies. But with droughts, pollution and population growth putting pressure on water supplies, conflict is arising over this vital resource.

Language: 
Country focus: 

CITATION: Salgado, Ingi. Conflict and Raising Water Prices in Egypt and South Africa - A Shrinking but Vital Commodity, Water Will be the Source of Increasing Cross-Border Tensions In Africa - : Africa-Wide - Monitoring Economies . : In On Africa (IOA) , 2014. Africa Conflict Monitor, Volume 2014, Issue 11, Nov 2014, p. 16 - 20 - Available at: http://library.au.int/conflict-and-raising-water-prices-egypt-and-south-africa-shrinking-vital-commodity-water-will-be