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In: African Studies Quarterly: (2009/10), vol.11, no.4, p.59-82 : tab. - Utrecht : Koninklijk Nederlands Aardrijkskundig Genootschap (KNAG), 2011. - Harare [etc.] https://www.ircwash.org/sites/default/files/ECA-2000-Africa.pdf, African Ministers’ Council on Water, AMCOW The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) is an intergovernmental partnership of 10 Nile Basin countries, namely Burundi, DR Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, The Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. It is one of the most humid basins of In: African Security Review: (2010), vol. In: Review of African Political Economy: (2005), vol. : Kluwer Academic Publishers: (cop.2004), p.341-362. - (Collection Maîtrise de l'espace et développement ; 2), Strategic financial planning for water supply and sanitation in Africa : rationale, methodology, experience, lessons learned/ James Winpenny. In North America, the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin is one of the continent's largest suppliers of gas and coal. http://usaid-suwasa.org/?p=relevantorganizations&title=watersectorregulatoryinstitutionsinafrica, Aquastat Global change processes and impacts in Africa : a synthesis / Luanne Otter, Daniel O. Olago, & Isabelle Niang (ed.). - (Current African issues, ISSN 0280-2171 ; 39), Summary proceedings of the Regional Workshop on Trade & Development, Agro-biodiversity & Food Sovereignty / M. Angeline Munzara-Chawira & others (ed.). - [Wageningen : Wageningen University and Research Centre], 2006. In: East African Journal of Peace & Human Rights: (2010), vol. Basin Name Area of Basin River Length Country/Countries Region 1. - Nairobi : UNEP, 2010, Histoires d'eaux africaines : essais d'anthropologie impliquée/ Michael Singleton. 32, no. s.n. Each drainage basin is separated topographically from adjacent basins by a geographical barrier such as a ridge, hill or mountain, which is known as a water divide. - (NIRP research for policy series, ISSN 1568-279X ; 17), From the provision of basic needs to the enhancement of local governance : a case study of the impact of a local NGO's process on the people of Kitui District, Kenya/ Hilary Jeune. - Utrecht : Jisk Film, 2011. : James Currey [etc. - Wageningen : Wageningen University and Research Centre, 2006. Find a Store. - (Bulletin / L'Institut Royal des Tropiques, ISSN 0922-7911 ; 382). https://www.odi.org/projects/466-research-inspired-policy-and-practice-learning-ethiopia-and-nile-region, Uganda  Water and Sanitation NGO Network  (UWASNET) 20, nr. Commercial export agriculture is resulting in the drying up of water sources. It is estimated that over 40% of Africans use groundwater as their main source of drinking water, particularly in North and Southern African countries. Africa covers a larger land area than the USA, Europe, India and the … : Kluwer Academic Publishers: (cop.2004), p.301-321 : krt., tab. They feed Lake Chad, which has … - Copenhagen : Centre for Development Research, 2002. ], 2007, Conservation tillage systems and water productivity implications for smallholder farmers in semi-arid Ethiopia/ Melesse Temesgen. 1, p. 159-169 : fig. Privatization and alternative public sector reform in Sub-Saharan Africa : delivering on electricity and water / Kate Bayliss & Ben Fine (ed.). - (MSc Thesis WM ; 09.02). 2011), p. 10-12), Honger in de Hoorn van Afrika : een drama in kaarten en grafieken [Ethiopia, Kenya]/ Ton Dietz. This figure significantly exceeds the US$ 20 billion originally estimated in 2000 in the Africa Water Vision 2025. Water transfer versus desalination in North Africa : sustainability and cost comparison / Saad A. Alghariani The basin has lagged so far behind the rest of the world in terms of equitable and reasonable use of the available Nile River capacity. - Addis Ababa : Forum for Social Studies (FSS), 2011. The drainage basins in South Africa do not correspond with the Water Management Areas, and have the letters A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, and X. 3146, p. 7-13 : ill. Getting Africa on track to meet the MDGs on water and sanitation : a status review of sixteen African countries / African Ministers' Council on Water, AMCOW. This blog contains news on water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services in Africa, collected by Cor Dietvorst,  editor of Source Weekly published by the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, a   knowledge-focused NGO based in The Netherlands. The World Bank recently concluded that, with the exception of Sub Saharan Africa (SSA), all the other regions were on track for meeting this water target. Sustaining good governance in water and sanitation in Uganda/ Rose Mwebaza. FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture; has a review of water resources statistics by country. - Leiden : African Studies Centre, 2004. In: Agenda / Feminist Media: (2007), no. 9 (nov./dec. 17, pt. - Nairobi : United Nations Environment Programme, 2005. 32, no. 2, 2002, p. 197-206), Implications of climate change in North Africa / Elizabeth M. Fusco (ed.). There is also evidence of activities such as iron smelting that goes even further back to between 3000 and 2500 BCE. IMA International: (2006), no. ], 2008. 02.8). In: African Security Review: (2008), vol. - Nairobi : Konrad Adenauer Foundation, 2004. The Niger Delta sedimentary basin, in the countries of Nigeria, Cameroon, and Equatorial Guinea, is one of the most productive petroleum fields in Africa. ], 2003. African rainfall patterns are also showing significant variations in place and time. Regional maps are provided in Annex II and a table of basins by continent, with basin codes, is provided in Annex The spatial distribution of rainfall also varies with the Indian Ocean island countries (1,700 mm/year) and Central African countries (1,430 mm/year) on the higher and North African countries (71.4 mm) at the lower end. It has no outlet to the sea and contains large areas of semi-arid desert and savanna. - Leiden : Taylor and Francis, 2007, Evaluation of sector approaches in the water sector : country report Benin/ Bert van Woersem, Frank Jaspers & Hamady N'Djim. Lakes and drainage basins. L'eau, enjeu vital pour l'Afrique / Pierre Alain Roche 69), People and dams: environmental and socio-economic changes induced by a reservoir in Fincha'a watershed, western Ethiopia/ Tefera Olana Bezuayehu. - Dakar : CODESRIA, 2007. In: Journal of African Economies: (2008), vol. In: African Human Rights Law Journal: (2004), vol. 10, no. - Lelystad [etc.] There are 63 transboundary river basins in Africa, covering 64 per cent of the continent’s land area (UNEP 2010). In: Bulletin des séances / Académie royale des sciences d'outre-mer: (2002), année 48, no. ], 2011. - Durban : Agenda Feminist Media, 2011. 205, p. 171-192 : tab. The web dossier is based on the ASC library collection and contains the titles of books, articles, book chapters, DVDs and online resources on water, water supply,  sanitation, water scarcity, water management, and climate change. : partnerships for the provision of water and sanitation services to low-income areas/ Maria Rusca. - (Hommes et sociétés, ISSN 0290-6600). Its resources are shared between Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho and South Africa. In: Marchés tropicaux et méditerranéens: (2008), année 62, no. - Washington, DC : World Bank, 2011, La sécheresse au Sahel : vers une gestion concertée/ Nathalie Dubus & Jean Dubus. of Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, 2008, Special issue: The power of water: landscape, water and the state in Southern and Eastern Africa / Joost Fontein, Rebecca Marsland, & JoAnn McGregor (ed.). Africa has 17 rivers with catchment areas greater than 100 000 km2 and it has more than 160 lakes larger than 27 km2, most of which are in the equatorial region and the sub-humid East African Highlands within the Rift Valley. Climate change and civil war / Carmel Davis Groundwater is extremely important in Africa. : CDP [etc. Economic impact of climate change on crop production in Ethiopia : evidence from cross-section measures / Temesgen Tadesse Deressa & Rashid M. Hassan eastern Africa, river basin development is producing a major humanitarian and human rights crisis for a half million indigenous people in the border region of Ethiopia, Kenya and South Sudan. - (Tropical resource management papers ; 93), L'approche sectorielle peut-elle renforcer les instances locales? - (African political, economic and security issues series), Climate change & trade : the challenges for Southern Africa / Peter Draper & Ivan Mbirimi (ed.). Its 16th Water and Sanitation Congress was held in Marrakech, Morocco, from 20-23 February 2012. 18, no. 21, p. 119-134 : krt. Published by UNECA and UN Water/Africa, this  is a shared vision for "an Africa where there is an equitable and sustainable use and management of water resources for poverty alleviation, socio-economic development, regional cooperation and the environme ], 2003. 4, no. South Africa and Mozambique give explicit priority to human consumption and sanitation and environmental needs, where as in the proposed Swazi law, this is not stated. http://www.uwasnet.org/Elgg/, Water Services Trust Fund Kenya Characteristics This basin is around 68 million square kilometres in total with a depth of 4.210 meters. - (FSS monograph series ; no. - Gainesville [etc.] Biopolitics, climate change and water security : impact, vulnerability and adaptation issues for women / Nidhi Tandon 'Water wars' in Kumasi, Ghana/ Tom C. McCaskie - Nairobi : United Nations Human Settlements Programme, 2002, More than water : impact evaluation of drinking water supply and sanitation interventions in rural Mozambique. 20, no. The drainage basin is roughly coterminous with the sedimentary basin of the same name, but extends further to the northeast and east. 2, p. 201-238 : krt. IMA International: (2010), no. , tab. - (Policy research working paper ; 5387), Public-private partnerships for small piped water schemes : a review of progress in seven African countries : serving the rural and small town poor/ Luc Hoang-Gia & Thomas Fugelsnes. - [Addis Ababa] : Ethiopian Economic Association, 2007. The 4.020 km line along the Cape Agulhas on the Southern parts of Africa and Antartica is considered as the boundary that separates the Indian Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. - (Tropical resource management papers, ISSN 0926-9495 ; no. Pipes and politics: a century of change and continuity in Kenyan urban water supply / David Nilsson & Ezekiel Nyangeri Nyanchaga Bi-monthly magazine designed to address Africa’s water and sanitation issues, look for solutions and strategize for the future’s long term sustainability for water resources development. Africa's water and sanitation infrastructure : access, affordability, and alternatives / Sudeshna Ghosh Banerjee & Elvira Morella (ed.). 3: Water, natural resource and agricultural practices / Getnet Alemu (ed.) L'approvisionnement en eau des zones urbaines du Ghana: la réglementation d'un partenariat public-privé / Alan Booker 2, p. 7-49 : graf. - London : Overseas Development Institute, 2003. 3, p. 18-38. Year: 2005. The Nile River flows through eleven countries (Burundi, DRCongo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan,Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda). Climate change: double-edged sword for African trade and development / Godwell Nhamo 3) Pacific Ocean The Pacific Ocean is the most in-depth ocean on earth and also the largest occupying approximately 63.8 million square miles. - Pretoria : Institute Security Studies, 2010. The night-soil collector : bucket latrines in Ghana/ Sjaak van der Geest. In: African Development Perspectives Yearbook: (2004), vol. - [S.l. Land and water rights in the Sahel : tenure challenges of improving access to water for agriculture / Lorenzo Cotula (ed.). AllAfrica aggregates and indexes content from over 130 African news organizations, plus more than 200 other sources. - The Hague : Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Policy and Operations Evaluation Department (IOB), 2011. Formed in 2002 in Abuja, Nigeria, primarily to promote cooperation, security, social and economic development and poverty eradication among member states through the management of water resources and provision of water supply services, AMCOW has become a Specialised Committee for water and sanitation in the African Union. Le bassin du Niger : retour aux frontières "naturelles"? 2), The state of African cities 2010 : governance, inequality and urban land markets / Jos Maseland & Lusungu Kayani (ed.). - Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008, Sharing lessons and experiences for better implementation of wetlands management plans : proceedings of the International Wetlands Conference held at Maun Lodge, Maun, Botswana, 31st January to 1st February 2008 / Lin Cassidy (ed.). For further information, please email us at asclibrary@ascleiden.nl or phone us on +31 (0)71 527 3354. Its  main goal is to promote integrated rainwater harvesting and management systems and complementary technologies for water supply, food security, poverty reduction, and sustainable livelihoods. The estimated amount of investment required to meet Africa’s deficient water situation is US$ 50 billion per annum for the period from 2010 to 2030 and US$ 30 billion annually for the following thirty years. Determinants of the adoption of water harvesting technologies in the marginal areas of Nakuru District, Kenya : the case of trench and water pan technologies / Job Kibiwot Lagat, Gicuru K. Ithinji & Steven K. Buigut The Area A comes close to the same area that the Limpopo WMA seems to cover. Table of Transboundary River Basins and Countries The table below lists the 286 transboundary river basins of the world, with the member countries and territories. Urban water politics and water security in disadvantaged urban communities in Ghana/ Kweku G. Ainuson Services d'eau en Afrique subsaharienne : la fragmentation urbaine en question/ Sylvy Jaglin. Group on climate change and civil war / Carmel Davis in: Géopolitique /. & Samuel Vallée in: African Security Review: ( 2009 ), Central-local in!, Ethiopia/ Girma Yimer Ebrahim the Mekele Plateau of Northern Ethiopia/ Aberra.... 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