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Socio-Environmental Vulnerability to Water Scarcity - Case of Funhalouro District Inhambane Province

Atanásio Raimundo Massingue

Titre : Socio-Environmental Vulnerability to Water Scarcity - Case of Funhalouro District Inhambane Province

Auteur (s)  : Atanásio Raimundo Massingue
Editeur  : Our Knowledge Publishing
Date de parution : 2021-01-27
Pages : 128

Présentation
The district of Funhalouro, being located in a semi-arid area, the search for strategies for the mitigation of water scarcity is a priority action in order to reduce the great distances that the population travels in the search for water and the risk of food insecurity as well as the frequent losses of livestock, in this context this research aims to analyze the capacity of response to water scarcity used as a method the International Water Management Index (IWMI). The methodological procedures for information processing and thematic maps were carried out using the Geographic Information System software, QGIS, and ArcGIS. The physical components of the study area were inferred using cartographic data (topographic maps 1 : 250,000) where field work (observation) and interview information were integrated. This research concludes that water scarcity in this district is the result of a combination of natural and human factors.

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