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Nations urged to double efforts to save Lake Chad, curb migration

Lake Chad

Countries in the Lake Chad region have been enjoined to double efforts to save the dwindling water body that is aggravating environmental degradation and migration in the region and consequently impacting on the social and economic wellbeing of the population. Representatives of member countries of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), comprising Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger, and Chad, who are attending the 6th ...

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Tough choices for Ethiopia’s Boricha district amid water shortages


In Boricha district of Ethiopia, women and children walk up to five hours to collect water from shallow and unprotected ponds which they share with animals. Sometimes water in these ponds is contaminated as rainwater washes wastes from surrounding areas into the sources. Often, children are left at home while their mothers and older siblings collect water as their fathers’ ...

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Privatisation not solution to lack of access to water, says forum


The Environmental Rights Action/ Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) organised a Water Summit with the theme: Connecting Local Outrage to Global Resistance of Corporate Control of Water on 11-12 August 2015. The summit was organised in partnership with Corporate Accountability International, the Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service, Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE), Public Services International (PSI), ...

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