oa CSIR Science Scope - SADC collaborates for research on climate change and water resources : the inextricable link : climate change and our water resource
|Article Title||SADC collaborates for research on climate change and water resources : the inextricable link : climate change and our water resource|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Author||Hilda Van Rooyen|
|Publication Date||Aug 2009|
|Pages||68 - 69|
Growing water scarcity, an increase in the population, the degradation of shared freshwater ecosystems and competing demands for shrinking natural resources have the potential for creating bilateral and multilateral conflicts in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. This is according to Dr Gift Manase, a CSIR water resource economist and expert on economic dimensions of climate change.
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