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Library / Orphan River: Water Management of the Kabul River ...
Source: Stockholm International Water Institute, 2016
Countries: Afghanistan, Pakistan
Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Governance, Renewable Resources
At least seven major rivers bend their course between the sinuous rocks of the Hindu Kush that divide Afghanistan and Pakistan, watering plains and sustaining life on both sides of the border. Yet it is the 480-kilometre trench Pakistan built between the two countries in 2014, reportedly to stem growing insurgency, which often grabs all the headlines. In the crosshairs of the War on Terror, common watercourses are often forgotten