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People and the River



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Human Development Initiatives  

The Limpopo River basin states range from Low Human Development to Medium Human Development according to the United Nations (UN); the ranking does not include Zimbabwe due to the fact that problems were faced in gathering the necessary data for ranking.  The disparity is not only between states but also within states. 

Chapter Summary

This chapter explores Human Development through the following content and material:

The chapter also discusses relevant international development initiatives, including  Water for Development and the Millennium Development Goals

A San traditional healer in Botswana provides healthcare to those without access to modern services.
Source: Garner 2009
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