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Water in South Africa: Human Right, Public Trust, or Market Commodity?

Course Description: 

History of South Africa's current water policies and its approach to the management of its water resources, guaranteeing all citizens a "minimum basic quantity of water" - a human right to water - as well as providing for "ecological water reserves" to meet environmental needs. Market concepts to help meet its water goals. How is South Africa doing in meeting its water goals and what policy measures might better realize those goals? Meetings with local and national water officials, non-profit leaders, and water users to discuss the water challenges that the nation faces.

Subject (Full): 
Overseas Studies in Cape Town
Academic Year: 
General Education Requirement(s): 
South Africa