Learn 3 facts about Africa

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Interesting facts about Africa
Interesting facts about Africa

Each country in Africa is independent and may not fall into the African economical stereotype, but as a whole Africa is a very poor continent.

  1. Limited groundwater represents only 15% of the continent’s total renewable water resources. New discoveries of groundwater reserves in large sedimentary basins in Libya, Algeria and Chad may slack Africa’s growing thirst for the next few decades.
  2. The productivity of about 65% of the continent’s agricultural lands has declined significantly with vast tracts of land have been degraded by erosion, poor land management practices, mining and pollution over the last 50 years.
  3. Some landscapes are estimated to lose over 50 metric tonnes of soil per hectare per year due to neglect and desertification.

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