Geography Society present: Water Scarcity in Africa talk with the Institute of Natural Resources

Geography Society present: Water Scarcity in Africa talk with the Institute of Natural Resources

Thu 12 November 2020 15:00-16:00

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Join the Geography Society, alongside Leo Quayle from the Institute of Natural Resource, to hear about water scarcity in Africa. This talk will cover work happening in four areas to protect their water security. In these regions, high water runoff is critically important for supplying basic human needs, livelihoods, commercial scale food production and for economic development. The talk will also consider the value of these catchments alongside explaining the current and threats to these areas. 

About Leo Quayle: since completing a BSc in Chemistry and Geography (1998), an honours degree in GIS (1999) and a Master’s degree in environmental management (2001), Leo has gathered 15 years working experience in various environmental and spatial planning fields. He has worked in roles based in the United Kingdom and Ghana in addition to South Africa and has been involved in various projects in Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Kenya and South Sudan. Read more about Leo here.

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Masai goats in the semi-arid Kuku group ranch in Southern Kenya.                                                     

  

The Kinyeti River in the Imatong Mountains of South Sudan

 

 

 

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