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The use of water for irrigation varies greatly in technology, practicality and efficiency.

Simple irrigation is often inefficient โ€“ a lot of water is lost from the irrigation system.

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The use of water for irrigation varies greatly in technology, practicality and efficiency.

A pivot irrigation system in South Africa.

Water - challenges of availability, access and management

Africa has the largest disparities in water availability and least coverage in potable water supply and sanitation. These women are collecting domestic water supplies from a source a kilometre from their homes in Tanzania, 2012. (c) J Pittock.

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Transboundary Water Governance

Throughout the world rivers are not contained by borders โ€“ either country or state. As a result, governance becomes transboundary or 'across borders'.

Annual reports

UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance, ANNUAL REPORT 2011-2012. Prepared by, Prof. R. Quentin Grafton, Chairholder, UNESCO Chair in Water Economics & Transboundary Water Governance

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UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance, ANNUAL REPORT 2010โ€“2011. Prepared by, Prof. R. Quentin Grafton, Chairholder, UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance

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