Developmental States, the Role of Experts and Cape Town's Water Crisis
Developmental States, the Role of Experts and Cape Town ’s Water Crisis, New Agenda - South African Journal of Social and Economic Policy, 69:13-19, June 2018
7 Pages Posted: 12 Jul 2018
Date Written: June 1, 2018
While most of South Africa's water supply is dependent on rainfall, several other factors that have contributed to the water crisis in Cape Town. Among these is the relationship of technical experts to politicians and wider society and the role that environmental activists have played in determining how water supply and demand has been managed.
Keywords: water supply, drought, developmental state, experts, environmental activism
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