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19 Feb 2018 description
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The Conversation Magalie Bourblanc, Senior Research Fellow, GovInn (Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation), University of Pretoria

09 Feb 2018 description
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Werner van Zyl, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Lecturer in sustainable energy and water systems, University of KwaZulu-Natal

07 Feb 2018 description
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The Conversation Mike Muller, Visiting Adjunct Professor, University of the Witwatersrand

Because water is shared by everyone, there have to be some rules to govern the way it is used. But it’s a difficult resource and when things go wrong, the temptation is to blame the unpredictable water – or the rules.

In fact, the problem is usually neither the water nor the rules, but the people concerned.

04 Feb 2018 description
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Andrew Slaughter, Visiting Professor, University of Saskatchewan
Sukhmani Mantel, Senior Research Officer Institute for Water Research, Rhodes University

30 Jan 2018 description
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The Conversation Amanda Ramcharan, Postdoctoral Researcher, Pennsylvania State University

Cassava is one of the developing world’s most important crops. Its starchy roots and leaves are a staple food for more than 500 million people in Africa each day. And Africa produces half of the world’s total cassava output; the continent’s main growers are the Congo, Côte d'lvoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda.