Water conflicts - case studies

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rapid growth case studies?
india and china
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2 facts about chinas rapid growth
china has 8% of the worlds fresh water but 22% of the worlds population, use irrigation to produce 70% of their food
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2 facts about indias rapid growth
has 4% of the worlds freshwater but 16% of the population, demand will exceed supply by 2020
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Beijing water facts?
draws 60% of its water from aquifers, city subsided by 1 meter per year from abstraction, population of 16 million
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Beijing annual population growth rate?
3%
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water insecurity case study?
the Aral sea
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facts about the Aral sea
used to be the 4th largest inland sea, shrunk by 10% since 1960s, soviet government diverted water from the rivers entering the aral sea
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which stakeholders were effected by the shrinking of the Aral sea
fishing community - once employed 60,000 people, locals have health and breathing problems from the toxins and dust being blown by wind, 10% children die in the first year, drinking water became polluted
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water conflict case studies?
the river nile and the colorado river
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facts about river nile conflict
2011 began the grand Ethiopian renaissance dam - conflict down stream in Egypt, 10 years to construct, IPOE group reduce conflict
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the blue nile runs from ?? and how much of the water comes from it?
blue nile runs from ethiopia - 85% of the water comes from it
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the colorado river facts
between 6 states - south west america
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stakeholders in the colorado river
government, farmers, city dwellers, environmentalists
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contrasting water countries?
canada and Ethiopia
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4 facts about Canadas water
use 800 litres per person per day, water poverty index is 78, uses 69% on agriculture, population of 30 million
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4 facts about ethiopia water
use 1 litre per person per day, water poverty index is 45, 93% is used on agriculture, population of 63 million
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restoration case study
aral sea
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how much did the Kazakhstan government secure from the world bank to help save the northern part of the Aral sea?
$126 million
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when did this project begin?
2007
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