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Small Islands In Atlantic & Indian Oceans Working Together to Fight Tough Water Challenges

April 17, 2018 |

This article was originally published on Global Environment Facility (GEF). 

“Two oceans, three distinct languages, six Small Island Developing States (SIDS): the nations of Cabo Verde, Comoros, Maldives, Mauritius, São Tomé & Príncipe and Seychelles are geographically dispersed, but they have come together to improve the management of water resources.

The six countries – scattered across the Atlantic and Indian oceans − differ profoundly in size and level of economic development, but all six share problems relating to the scarcity and contamination of freshwater supplies; over-exploitation and poor management of groundwater resources; pollution in surface water; increasing pressure on agricultural production; and rapidly disappearing biodiversity…”

Read on at: Global Environment Facility (GEF).

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