Water requires urgent action in South Africa.
South Africa is a semi-arid country that receives half the world’s average rainfall. Drought, ageing infrastructure, a lack of financial sustainability and degraded landscapes all place the country’s water security at severe risk.
The NBI’s water programme works to address South Africa’s water risk at all levels, by focusing on 3 main objectives:
- Strengthening company best practice on water
- Enhancing the resilience of key targeted catchments
- Unlocking water investment through collective action
The key projects to meet these 3 objectives are outlined below: