Results for Category: Sudan
Data on surface water quality is both scarce and old. These were mainly on the White and Blue Niles . Water characteristics are subject to the source and the types of soils it runs through . The only possible sources of pollution are from agricultural residues and sugar industry, even though the self-purifying capacity of the natural systems is high
Desertification has thus become a chronic and increasing frontline problem. Rapidly growing human and livestock populations on the one hand and repeated droughts on the other have put intense pressure on the already deteriorating grazing range and dwindling water resources, leading to conflict and tribal wars.