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International waters in Southern Africa

Author
Nakayama M.
Date
2003
Source
IUCN (ID: MON-072958)
Publisher | Place of publication
United Nations University Press | Tokyo, Japan
ISBN
92-808-1077-4
Pages
240 p.
Document type
Miscellaneous
Language
English
Country/Territory
South Africa, Lesotho
Subject
Water
Keyword
Surface water Basin/catchment/watershed Transboundary effects Freshwater resources management
Abstract

Contents: Introduction: Opportunities and risks Water projects on international rivers in Southern Africa The role of public participation and access to information in the management of transboundary watercourses Transboundary freshwater treaties: Global exoerience and implications for Southern Africa Institutional aspects of international water system management Building the bridge between decision support tools and decision making: The case of the Zambesi river An overview of the hydropolitical dynamics of the Orange river The search for an equitable basis for water sharing in the Okavango river Hydro-Politics and the quest of the Zambesi river basin organization Cooperation and joint development in international water resources: The case of the Limpopo and Orange river basins in Southern Africa Interaction and existing constraints in international river basins: The case of the Kunene river basin Catalyzing cooperative water resource management in the Southern African region