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Poor governance exacerbates South Africa’s water crisis

South Africa is grappling with myriad challenges to its water security — droughts, inadequate water conservation measures, outdated infrastructure and unequal access to water resources. South Africa is grappling with myriad challenges to its water security — droughts, inadequate water conservation measures, outdated infrastructure and unequal access to water resources.…
bubmag
March 23, 2024
Water Scarcity

Egypt’s Soilless Farming: Rooting for a Sustainable Future

Amidst water scarcity and diminishing arable land, some individuals in Egypt are transitioning to soilless farming. However, experts caution that the high initial costs and certain crop limitations may impede widespread adoption in the African nation. Soilless agriculture, also known as hydroponics, involves cultivating plants using nutrient-rich water outside the…
bubmag
November 26, 2023
Water Scarcity

The World’s Most Sustainable Animal Feed.

Verticroft Holdings, is the Middle East-focused food security and sustainable agriculture-focused holding company with portfolio companies in Agri-tech, precision agriculture cultivation, livestock breeding, food security, food distribution, and F&B. Dubai, United Arab Emirates Jun 10, 2021 (Issuewire.com)  - Verticroft Holdings- The World’s Most Sustainable Animal Feed. Humanity's future poses serious threats…
bubmag
June 10, 2021
Water Scarcity

Egypt Faces the Pandemic: Enduring Mega Challenges

As coronavirus infections continue to rise in Egypt, the country also faces other serious threats. How will Egypt deal with urgent challenges such as the Ethiopian dam crisis and Nile water scarcity, rising military tensions in Libya, and long-marginalized regions including the Sinai? This event will be held via YouTube…
bubmag
June 25, 2020
Water Scarcity

The poor are ‘ignored’ even more in a crisis

By Tshego Lepule Jun 20, 2020CAPE TOWN - The poor are largely invisible to policy-makers until there is a crisis. This is according to Jay Bhagwan, executive manager at the Water Research Commission, in response to how the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed long-standing governance failures such as water management in…
bubmag
June 20, 2020