Ethiopia plans to tap groundwater as climate defence

By Elias Gebreselassie | Thu, 27 Feb 2014 08:45 AM
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ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Famous as the source of the Blue Nile, which flows from Lake Tana in the Ethiopian highlands, this East African country is far less well-known for its promising groundwater potential.

But the Ethiopian government is now planning to tap into its largely unexploited groundwater resources, both to sustain a population of over 90 million – many of whom ...

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