Africa Water Atlas

UN Environment Programme, dist. by Renouf Pub. & Bernan. 2010. 314p. illus. maps. $150.


This atlas is “a visual account of Africa’s endowment and use of water resources” containing 328 maps and satellite images, as well as hundreds of graphs and photos. The text examines what the images suggest—that few African countries have adequate, year-round access to water—and discusses the effects of that scarcity and how it might be addressed. With two-page profiles of each nation’s water resources and challenges.




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2010 - Selection(s)