Water Security in Ethiopia

Risks and Vulnerabilities' Assessment
Water Security in Ethiopia: Risks and Vulnerabilities' Assessment

In-depth assessment of risks and vulnerabilities of ‘water security’ in the Horn of Africa, particularly Ethiopia, should go beyond simply assessing the number of households with water access, or the number of people living in area where drought is severe, or the number of people migrating inside Ethiopia from neighbouring countries due to water and food insecurity. There is urgency in having a much more detailed analysis of the effects of climate change in terms of water-related opportunities and threats to human security and societal stability, which in turn are linked to the overall regional security.

 

Author: 
Valerie Ndaruzaniye
Type: 
Article
Publication year: 
2011