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role of hydrology and hydrometeorology in the economic development of Africa.
Conference on Hydrology and Hydrometeorology in the Economic Development of Africa (1971 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
|Other titles||Le rôle de l"hydrologie et de l"hydrométéorologie dans le développement economique de l"Afrique.|
|Series||WMO, no. 301|
|Contributions||United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa., World Meteorological Organization.|
|LC Classifications||QC851 .W6445 no. 301, GB800 .W6445 no. 301|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||74161637|
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development has changed. The new Government's major thrust turned to the rural areas and thus rural water supply development gained in importance. It is in this sector that outside foreign donor aid has played a major and significant role.
While this paper describes the history of hydrology in Zimbabwe. The role of hydrology and hydrometeorology in the economic development of Africa. Proceedings of the Conference on Hydrology and Hydrometeorology in the Economic Development of Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Sep - Vol 1.
By ECA/FAO Joint Agriculture Division and ECA. general hydrology, hydrology of subsurface waters, and hydrometry. The works are listed in both language and alphabetical order. Indi- vidual subjects treated could only be described briefly under the head- ings of the lists pertaining to Part B.
A more complete description of these headings is contained in the key following the synoptic tables. It should be an essential book for library reference collections and a useful first port of call for researchers to look up information on the physical characteristics, climate and hydrology of Africa ." (Declan Conway, Hydrological Sciences Journal, October, Vol.
48 (5), October, ). constraint on economic development. Consequently, there have been a great many studies into the potential effects of climate change on hydrology (focusing on cycling of water) and water resources (focusing on human and environmental use of water).
The majority of these studies have concentrated on. TYPE OF INFORMATION NEEDED FOR DESIGN AND OPERATION. Water is one of the continuously renewable natural resources of the globe.
The large cycle of the hydrosphere (the natural hydrological cycle) includes the evaporation of water from the surfaces of the oceans and the continents into the atmosphere, its return to the land-surface in the form of precipitation, and the surface and.
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Africa 18 Asia 20 Latin America 22 Small island developing States 24 V. ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE 29 Adaptation strategies, plans and programmes 29 Local coping strategies 35 Funding for adaptation 36 Insurance 39 Sustainable development planning and practices 42 Adaptation integration into policy.
ambitious program of development of its water supply and sanitation infrastructure; by the later part of the s the levels of service coverage were among the highest in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The country was widely seen, within Africa and internationally, as a leader in innovation, policy reform, and service provision in the water sector.
Robinson and Gallagher, Africa and the Victorians, Robinson and Gallagher, Africa and the Victorians, – Quoted in Willcocks, Sixty Years in the East, Tignor, Modernization and British Colonial Rule in Egypt, –, Crouchley, The Economic Development of.
Application of ANN techniques to hydrology started perhaps in the early â€™s and within a short span of time, many researchers have produced a large number of publications (For a detailed list the reader is referred to a chapter on this topic in a recent book by the author15) There are several other data driven techniques that emerged.