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Ghana ranks 10th On The List of Top 20 Most Water Secured African countries (2022).

The maiden edition assessment of water security in Africa based on 10 indicator ranks Egypt, Botswana, Gabon, Mauritius and Tunisia deemed Africa’s top five.

Egypt, which is predominantly desert, was ranked as the most water - secure country in Africa, despite its concerns about water availability from the Nile River due to the construction of a major Ethiopian hydroelectric dam upstream. Below shows the detailed list of the top 20 most water secured African countries in 2022.

Top 20 Most Water Secured African countries;

1. Egypt

2. Botswana

3. Gabon

4. Mauritius

5. Tunisia

6. South Africa

7. Equatorial Guinea

8. Seychelles

9. Algeria

10. Ghana

11. Morocco

12. Sao Tome and Principe

13. Republic of Congo

14. Lesotho

15. Namibia

16. Cape Verde

17. Zambia

18. Libya

19. Cameroon

20. Eswatini

N.B: Ten complementary and interdependent components of national water security are considered:

1. access to drinking water,

2. access to sanitation,

3. hygiene and health,

4. water availability

5. efficiency of water use,

6. water infrastructure,

7. water quality,

8. water governance,

9. water disaster risks and

10. physiography.

Source: The United Nations University Institute for Water Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) 2022

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