“We need much more sustained rain in order to ensure we reach sustainable levels of water in our dams,” he said.
Cape Town was the first city in Africa to host the prominent forum which included some of the world’s leading minds on sustainability.
The gathering included researchers, government leaders, and poverty experts who tackled issues such as water shortages, sustainability, and renewable energy, water scarcity, waste management, mining, poverty reduction, climate change, and urbanisation.
South Africa has been hit by the worst drought in two decades. The Western Cape has been hit by fire devastation and water restrictions as dam water levels continue to plummet.