Africa Water Atlas highlights challenges of water and sanitation

Africa Water Atlas

Africa Water Atlas

To mark Africa Day observed on 25 May, the Office of the United Nations Special Adviser on Africa and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) organized a special presentation of the Africa Water Atlas.

The publication by UNEP has been produced at the request of the African Minister's Council on Water.

The Africa Water Atlas provides information about the state of the continent's water resources.

Patrick Hayford, a Director in the Special Adviser's Office told Derrick Mbatha that water is important for meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to eradicate extreme poverty by 2015.

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