The water crisis in South Africa's Cape Town teaches us there's more at play than just rainfall. Disasters like droughts means the issue must be seen from many different perspectives, like politics.
There are a number of myths surrounding Cape Town's drought, one of them being that the city saw the crisis coming but didn't prepare for it.
Nigeria is rich in water resources. but poor management has led to water scarcity in the country.
Windhoek can teach Cape Town on dealing with drought. Technology alone is not enough.
Stormwater harvesting offers an alternative water supply source. It's almost entirely untapped in South Africa and could ensure improved water security across the country.
The current climate talks in Morocco are a golden opportunity for making strides on the adaptation of African agriculture. African countries need the tools necessary to do so.
Intelligent trade policies can help limit the threats, including food security, that come with an uneven distribution of water resources across the globe.
Can we predict where in the world will be water-stressed? Using a more fine-tuned model, researchers find there is no global water crisis, just local ones.
Water footprinting is meant to help countries use water more efficiently. But it may cause more problems than it solves.