Water pollution and South Africa's poor

South Africa is a water-scarce nation, among the 30 driest countries on earth. Its diversified economy is the result of more than a century of sophisticated planning, forecasting and the development of science, engineering and technology. Sadly, South Africa has a high level of income disparity, massive unemployment and deep-seated poverty. This paper will interrogate this country's current trajectory, contextualising its historic, geographic and socio-economic reality. This report was released in Johannesburg in November 2016.

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