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Wasting the Rain: The Ecology and Politics of Water Resources in Africa

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By: William "Bill" M Adams(Author)


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Wasting the Rain

First published in 1992, Wasting the Rain offers an experienced and...

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Paperback | Dec 1992 | #19785 | ISBN: 1853830895
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The author explores the diversity and strength of indigenous water development in Africa in response to a difficult and variable climate. He also looks at modern developments, particularly dams and irrigation schemes, the record of which is so poor. He concludes that the best hope lies in working with local people using local knowledge.

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