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dc.description.abstractThe uneven distribution of water resources in Africa warrants stronger regional cooperation and effective water governance on the continent, said UN Under Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa(ECA), Abdoulie Janneh, today in Copenhagen as the 15th session of the Conference of the Parties entered its sixth day. In a remark at a side event to launch a White Paper on Climate Change and Water Vulnerability, Mr. Janneh said water resources in Africa were characterized by severe aridity in the Sahara, Sahel and Kalahari as well as abundance in the Congo basin which, he said, is estimated to have fifty percent of Africa’s fresh water. as abundance in the Congo basin which, he said, is estimated to have fifty percent of Africa’s fresh water.en
dc.titleAfrica's uneven water distribution calls for stronger regional cooperation, says Jannehen
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT::WATER::WATER MANAGEMENTen
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT::WATER::WATER RESOURCESen
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT::WATER::WATER SUPPLYen
uneca.subject.fulltaxonomyUNBIS::NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT::WATER::SHARED WATER RESOURCESen
ags.subjectThesaurusWATER MANAGEMENTen
ags.subjectThesaurusWATER RESOURCESen
ags.subjectThesaurusWATER SUPPLYen
ags.subjectThesaurusSHARED WATER RESOURCESen
ags.publisherPlaceAddis Ababa:en
ags.publisherNameUN. ECA,en
dc.date.accessioned2018-12-28T07:45:35Z
dc.date.available2021-08-04T16:38:33Z
dc.date.issued2009-12
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10855/32885
uneca.workflow.processedtrue
uneca.language.supporteden
dc.coverage.spatialAFR
dc.coverage.spatialAfrica
dc.format.extent1 p.
dc.languageeng
dc.typePress release
ags.creatorCorporateUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Africa.
ags.subjectThesaurusWATER MANAGEMENT
ags.subjectThesaurusWATER RESOURCES
ags.subjectThesaurusWATER SUPPLY
ags.subjectThesaurusSHARED WATER RESOURCES
ags.subjectClassification03.03.00 Water resources
ags.availabilityNumberb10816574
ags.availabilityNumber2009
ags.availabilityLocationECA-HQ
ags.rights.termsofusepublic
ags.JNb10816574


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