Groundwater could help kickstart a 'green recovery' in African countries. Here's how

California, India and China have seen development stemming from groundwater intiatives Image: REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Bradley Hiller

Visiting Fellow, Global Sustainability Institute, Anglia Ruskin University


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The correlation between groundwater abstraction and total grain production in China from 1950 to 2011. Image: The Conversation/Jie Liu and Chunmiao Zheng
The depth to groundwater and groundwater recharge areas across Africa. Image: The Conversation/Alan Mackenzie Macdonald et al. 2012./Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (Germany) and UNESCO 2008

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