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Africa

Freshwater for all – working towards realistic targets
Famine and drought
Environment and security
Regional policies
Challenges for the future

Africa recorded a number of political and environmental policy milestones in 2003, with immediate and long-term impacts on environmental management in the region

Armed conflict in some parts of the region dominated the headlines, but the less frequently mentioned regional environmental policy developments were no less significant. Environmental issues which dominated included freshwater, famine, and environment and security

 


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