Thursday, July 18, 2024

Rivers losing navigability

The country’s rivers have lost half of their navigability since independence, creating serious socio-economic and environmental impacts. According to the latest statistics, the length of navigable waterways, which was about 14,000 km way back in 1964, now shrinks to 6,000 km during the rainy season and to 3,800 km in winter. Besides almost 80 per ... Read more