Terms searched: Kalahari Desert
6 Apr 2021 CAPE TOWN
New evidence of complex symbolic and technological behaviors at Ga-Mohana Hill in the Northern Cape, South Africa dating back 105,000 years challenges the idea that the origins of our species were linked to coastal environments.
14 Jul 2016 MASERU, Lesotho
The US Agency for International Development (USAID), together with other development partners, has mobilized $2 million USD to set up an integrated water management system in southern Africa.USAID launched the Ecosystem Approach Framework for Integrated Water Resources Management earlier this month in Lesotho, South Africa, Namibia and Botswana as an ongoing trans-boundary and interstate water management system for all countries in the Orange-Senqu River basin...
1 Mar 2013 MAUN
Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies South Africa subsidiary Veolia Water Solutions (VWS) Envig Botswana was awarded a contract to design, supply and commission a 6 000 m3/d potable water plant in Maun, northern Botswana. A joint venture between a group of companies awarded the contract in February...
28 Sep 2012 WINDHOEK
The extraction of the much needed water from a large underground aquifer in northern Namibia may need to wait for further studies, officials have warned at a water investment conference. The aquifer, discovered in July, may contain enough water to sustain about one million people living in the area for 400 years at the current consumption rate, as well as boost development through irrigation in this poor, heavily overgrazed area where women and children walk for hours to get fresh water from boreholes...
13 Oct 2008 Malawi, LILONGWE
Geologists Professor Maarten de Wit and Jacek Stankiewicz from the University of Cape Town have warned that unless measures are taken, many people will not have water in the late 21st century because of the reduction of rain due to global wanning. Rivers will dry up thereby affecting agricultural development...
4 Aug 2008 GABORONE, Botswana
Last month, the department of energy brought stakeholders together in Gaborone to discuss the government's position on biofuels productions and examine experiences in other parts of the world. A number of questions were raised at the Gaborone conference regarding availability of land and water since sweet sorghum and sugar cane - the identified and promising feedstocks for production of ethanol — need a lot of both, despite low production costs...
2 Jun 2008 NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK
Several hundred of Botswana's San Bushmen are trying to return to their ancestral homes in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, but the group will have to bring in water supplies by truck or collect rainwater since the government will not allow them to use the boreholes drilled there. Several water boreholes have been sunk in an area within the national park called Gope, a traditional Bushmen sanctuary, in preparation for a diamond mine...