Africa in Fact Issue 13, July 2013: Out of Water
We are mostly made of water and entirely dependent on it. Considering how closely our existence intertwines with water, it is surprising how much we neglect it. For instance, more water is lost worldwide through evaporation from reservoirs than is used for industrial and domestic consumption, according to UNESCO. Yet we continue diverting rivers and building dams. This issue of Africa in Fact explores Africa's water situation.