Today is World Water Day
The world’s most abundant resource is also one of its most problematic. Climate change has brought a noticeable rise in drought and desertification. 258 million people in African have no access to clean water, and what is available often introduces a wide spectrum of disease or conflict into communities.
These problems bring with them a host of political, tribal, and gender issues. Community-based solutions exist; what is lacking are solutions at a global level.
See more from Brent Stirton's 'Water is Personal' here.