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Africa and the US state of California share much in terms of terrain and their climate. Both regions are high agricultural producers while at the same time heavily affected by a changing climate which has threatened their future prospects.  

However, as investors in the US look for a way of speculating and earning from water scarcity in California, there is little effort being undertaken to take advantage of the water situation in Africa for a return on investments.  

Two billion people now live in countries plagued by water problems, and almost two-thirds of the world could face water shortages in just four years.