Water is top priority for North Africa

06 October 2011 | News story

One of the major environmental priorities facing the North African region and across the Mediterranean is the issue of water, that's according to Paule Gros, Programme Manager for the Mediterranean Basin at the MAVA Foundation.

Increasing population and the demands of the tourist industry are placing North Africa's water resouces under increased pressure. Paule Gros from the MAVA Foundation is attending IUCN's North Africa Members Forum in Rabat, Morocco. She tells us more.