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Forestation, Conservation Measures to Save Water Resources in Eritrea

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ASMARA, Eritrea

— As is true in countries throughout Africa, rapid urbanization is drinking up Ethiopia's water supply and often contaminating its sources.

In the last six or seven years, the government and local communities have stepped up soil and water conservation activities, including projects to re-forest the country.