Ghana: Climate Change Could Deprive Volta River Basin of Needed Water

[CGIAR]ACCRA, GHANA (19 July, 2013) -A new study released today finds that so much water may be lost in the Volta River Basin due to climate change that planned hydroelectric projects to boost energy and food production may only tread water in keeping up with actual demand. Some 24 million people in Ghana, Burkina Faso and four other neighboring countries depend on the Volta River and its tributaries as their principal source of water.

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