Groundwater as Strategic Resource

  • Seifu Kebede
Part of the Springer Hydrogeology book series (SPRINGERHYDRO)


Groundwater resource is the pillar of socio-economic activity and environment functions. Unlike in most part of Africa where groundwater is stored in extensive continental scale groundwater reservoirs, the groundwater resources of Eastern Africa are known for their low storage and shallow circulation.


Groundwater Resource Bottle Water Rift Valley Urban Agriculture Groundwater Exploitation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seifu Kebede
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  1. 1. Department of Earth SciencesAddis Ababa UniversityAddis AbabaEthiopia

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