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How many people in the developing world do not have access to safe drinking water?

  1.1 million
  1 billion


How many people in the world will be facing a serious water shortage by 2025?

  More than 2.5 million
  More than 2.8 billion
  More than 10 billion


Most expenditure on Research and Development (R&D) takes place within the main OECD regions (with the greatest percentage in North America). What is the percentage of GDP spent on R&D by Africa and Asia?

  Africa (1%) and Asia (31%)
  Africa (31%) and Asia (1%)
  Africa (15%) and Asia (15%)


The investment needed to improve water resources management also mitigates damage caused by natural disasters. In 2002, flooding alone cost the world economy ...

  more than 2 million USD
  more than 2.8 billion USD
  more than 27 billion USD


The water footprint shows the amount of water used by a country in relation to the number of people in its population. The global average water footprint is 1240m3/cap/yr (for the period 1997-2001). Which country has a water footprint beyond the global average?

  South Africa