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Improving Water Quality Security Through Benefit Sharing Towards A New Paradigm

World Water Congress 2015 Edinburgh Scotland
2. Revisiting water paradigms
Author(s): Bimo Nkhata
Charles Breen and Duncan Hay
Bimo Nkhata, Charles Breen and Duncan Hay
MONASH UNIVERSITY SOUTH AFRICA

Oral:

Abstract
Purpose of Presentation
  • Water quality security situation of Southern Africa
  • Reframe the problem of water quality insecurity 
  • Address water quality security as benefit sharing
  • DEFINITION: Capacity of social actors to safeguard access to desirable quality of water for society and ecosystems (adapted from UN broad definition)
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