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River basin management for sustainable development

River basin management for sustainable development

Kruger National Park, South Africa, 15 to 17 May, 1995

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Published by s.n. in [South Africa? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Watershed management -- Congresses.,
  • Water resources development -- Congresses.,
  • Sustainable development -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInternational specialised conference.
    Statementorganised by the South African National Committee of the International Association of Water Quality (IAWQ), the River Basin Management Technical Division of the Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA) and the National Parks Board (NPB) ; under the auspices of the IAWQ"s Specialist Group on River Basin Management.
    ContributionsInternational Association on Water Quality. South African National Committee., Water Institute of Southern Africa. River Basin Management Technical Division., National Parks Board of South Africa., International Association on Water Quality. Specialist Group on River Basin Management.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18120161M
    ISBN 100797031553, 0797031561

    Nile Basin Initiative Secretariat. The NBI Secretariat (Nile-SEC) is the executive and technical arm of the NBI, an institution jointly owned by all the 10 Member States. based in Entebbe – Uganda and is responsible for the overall corporate direction as well as the lead center for two programs: Basin Cooperation and Water Resource Management. In the Mara River Basin of East Africa, water conflicts due to the competitive demands of the limited water resources are already threatening development, conservation and tourism within the globally significant watershed (Lotze‐Campen and Welp ; Mwangi et al. ; Petersen‐Perlman et al. ). The high water demand, which often Author: Paul Omonge, Mathew Herrnegger, Gladys Gathuru, Josef Fürst, Luke Olang. The Zambezi river is the fourth longest in Africa, crossing or bordering Zambia, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The river basin is widely recognised as one of the most important basins in southern Africa and is the focus of contested development, including water for hydropower and for agriculture and the environment. The projects documented in this book illustrate innovations and partnerships that are enhancing water management in the transboundary basin so that water may be used effectively as a sustainable resource for local socioeconomic development. If water is well managed, damage as a result of water-induced disasters may also be mitigated.


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