Climate change continues to make it mark in Africa, disrupting weather patterns and in some cases, making them more extreme. The Horn of Africa is facing the threat of a fifth consecutive failed rainy season – and that’s brought with it frequent devastating droughts. But a solution could be much closer than many realize. It turns out that beneath the region’s dry plains, there’s an increasing amount of…groundwater, enough to make droughts a thing of the past.
Could groundwater drilling solve the drought problems in the Horn of Africa?
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