After being displaced more than 60 years ago to make way for damming the Zambezi River, the basilwizi people—now known as either the BaTonga or the Korekore—have neither water to drink nor with which to grow crops. Further, they have no easy access to the dam known as Lake Kariba, so they can fish. Thulani Mpofu reports from Zimbabwe.
Nubians are one of the oldest peoples of the Nile Valley. They are also one of its most recently displaced. Originally from Sudan and southern Egypt, Nubians had settlements going back 7,000 years in this cradle of civilization. That is, until massive, state-driven construction projects came along, forever changing the environment—and their lives. African Stream reports.
Climate change, dam projects, and poor water and pollution management in Iraq's Kurdistan region threatens food production and livelihoods in rural communities, reports Alessandra Bajec.