The sustainability of Africa’s economic growth and development will depend on what happens to water resources on the continent. Water is a key input to economic growth sectors and contributes to employment, job creation and gross domestic product (GDP).

Climate change threatens the continent’s water resources. To sustain jobs, employment, economic growth and social stability, African leaders of today and tomorrow must make investment decisions that promote water security and climate resilient growth and development.

This publication is the property of the African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW). The publication is an output of the Water Climate Development Programme, an AMCOW programme implemented by the Global Water Partnership (GWP).