Category | Hydroethics

CSR and Sustainable Development in Africa: Water of Life

According to the traditional African philosophy of Ubuntu, we discover and affirm our own humanity through our interactions with others. This concept of ‘a person is a person through other persons’ provides an insight into how Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is applied in Africa and how businesses can stimulate sustainable development. African companies see themselves [...]

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Water Power in Pakistan

With the realities of climate change and the depletion of fossil fuels, renewable energy is now in the spotlight. Currently, wind and solar power have been in the news, but there are also many other sources of energy that would benefit the environment and the developing world. These sources include wave and tidal power in [...]

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Rainwater Harvesting

Sustainable Water Supply Solution in Pakistan’s Mountainous Areas? The areas affected by the 2005 earthquake comprise some of the most idyllic places in Pakistan. However, life in these areas is becoming increasingly difficult, particularly in recent years due to the increasing scarcity of water. This has forced several people to even abandon their ancestral villages [...]

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Pakistan’s Water Problems: Do We Care Enough to Act?

Water pollution, discharge of effluents and unsafe drinking water are factors among others that pose a threat to human wellbeing and Pakistan’s ecosystem. While some do not have water to drink, others waste it in vast quantities. Witness the women carrying water on their heads for miles in the scorching heat on one hand, and [...]

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