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Water & Sanitation

Legislative response to global water pressure

Growing pressures on water resources worldwide are forcing nations to take remarkable steps to address the increasingly dire situation. Rising populations, swelling urban centres and the mounting threat of climate change have in recent decades ensured limited access to water for drinking and agriculture, as well as portending a risk to human health. According to a recent United Nations report, ...

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Nigeria, others lose $5.5b annually to poor sanitation

Nigeria and 17 other African countries lose around US$5.5 billion every year due to poor sanitation, with annual economic losses between 1 percent and 2.5 percent of GDP, says a report prepared by the World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). Apart from Nigeria, the study covered Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, ...

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