Broadening the Lens: A Regional Perspective on Water, Food And Energy Integration in SADC

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Source:
Aquatic Procedia
Authors:
B. Schreiner
H. Baleta
Date:
1 October 2017

Sustainable development and growth can be achieved by better management of the world's ecosystems and a more strategic use of water, land and other natural resources. Water, energy and food resources are not spread evenly across the Southern African Development Community (SADC) resulting in an imbalance in endowments. Broadening the lens of integrated and regional resources planning in SADC may increase the resilience of the region and optimize the use of limited natural resources.