Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Water = Life

We all know it....water is essential for life.

But safe, abundant water that allows many of us around the world to prosper and fulfill our potential is not always available.

Across the continent of Africa, a third of the population has no access to clean water, and almost two thirds have no access to clean sanitation - causing widespread suffering from malaria, typhoid, and many other preventable diseases.

Despite these disturbing statistics, Africa is continuing to make positve strides in the area of agricultural development and water sustainability.

New technologies aimed at sustainable and efficient irrigation are transforming the way staple foods are cultivated.

To learn more, read the following article found on the Huffington Post.

- Tiffanie Depew

SOURCE: Huffington Post