Ventures ONSITE, a market research firm, reports that 48% of the world’s water desal projects are being carried out in the Middle East and North Africa, in a market expected to reach around $4.3bn by 2022.

Vigorously trialed and tested in Africa, the long-term benefits of desalination, used as key strategy in Southern Africa’s water security mix have been undoubtedly proven. Today It is common practice to utilize other desal by-products into useful commodities, thereby reducing operational costs and with the addition of renewable energy, further eliminating the risk of falling victim to failing infrastructure.

It is pivotal to engage the right partners to help design and implement projects that are the lifeline of Africa’s future economic growth.