Ancient Romans were praised for their irrigation and aqueducts. Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane is hoping modern-day Italy has the expertise to help South Africa improve its management of water resources.
She has signed a water co-operation agreement to work on joint projects that will enhance capacity building‚ technology transfer and technical assistance in the fields of water quality enhancement‚ water resource management‚ water service management and rural sanitation technology.
A SA government statement said these projects will mainly focus on empowering previously disadvantaged groups.
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