UN Report Launched on World Water Day 2011 Outlines Actions Towards Reversing Unsustainable Path

A new Rapid Response Assessment report entitled Green Hills, Blue Cities: An Ecosystems Approach to Water Resource Management for African Cities, prepared by GRID-Arendal  for UNEP and UN-HABITAT,  was launched in Cape Town on the occasion of World Water Day 2011. According to the report urbanization over the last five decades is changing Africa’s landscape and also generating challenges for water supply and sanitation services.