Colonial-era "Water Grabbing" Policies Still Have Negative Impact On African Smallholders

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PRETORIA, South Africa

A new report from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and South Africa's Pegasys Institute assesses the history ofcolonial-era “water grabbing” policies in sub-Saharan Africa and argues for a “de-colonizing” solution to modern-day imbalanced and unfair water permit regulations.