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The Niger River basin

The Niger River basin

a vision for sustainable management

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Published by World Bank in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water resources development -- Niger River Watershed,
  • Watershed management -- Niger River Watershed

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 132-140) and index

    StatementInger Andersen ... [et al.] ; edited by Katherin George Golitzen
    SeriesDirections in development series, Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)
    ContributionsAndersen, Inger, 1958-, Golitzen, Katherin George
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD1699.N48 N55 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15568180M
    ISBN 100821362038
    LC Control Number2005056968

      Nexus Profile // Niger Basin The Niger River Basin (NRB) in West and Central Africa covers a total area of million km2 and its active basin is home to over million people throughout nine countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Mali, Niger, and Nigeria.   The Niger River Basin, home to million people, is a vital yet complex asset for West and Central Africa. It is the continent's third largest river basin, traversing nine countries - Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Niger, and Nigeria.

    The present system includes to the west the Niger River basin and to the east the basin of Lake Chad; between the two occur vestiges of the older system, such as the dallol and the gulbi. To the west the Niger River crosses about miles of Niger’s territory. The Karkheh River Basin: The Food Basket of Iran Under Pressure 5. Vulnerable Populations, Unreliable Water and Low Water Productivity: A Role for Institutions in the Limpopo Basin 6. The Mekong: A Diverse Basin Facing the Tensions of Development 7. Water, Agriculture and Poverty in The Niger River Basin 8.

    Niger River - Niger River - Hydrology: Because of climatic variations the annual river flood does not occur at the same time in different parts of the basin. In the upper Niger the high-water discharge occurs in June, and the low-water season is in December. In the middle Niger, a first high-water discharge—the white flood (so called because of the light sediment content of the water. The Niamey Act related to Navigation and economic Cooperation between the countries of the Niger Basin was signed on Octo and was replaced by Niamey Agreement related to the River Niger Commission and to Navigation and transportation on the Niger River which was signed on Novem


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The basin involves nine countries, 1 all of which can be found at the lower end of the Human Development Index.

The Niger River Basin is a vital yet complex asset for West and Central Africa. This book provides an overview of the water resources potential, discussing the river basin's, geology, hydrology, Read more.

Get this from a library. The Niger River basin: a vision for sustainable management. [Inger Andersen; Katherin George Golitzen;] -- This book comprises two distinct elements.

The first, and major, part of the book (chapters ) is a unique and essential compilation of technical information and data on the entire Niger River. The Niger River Basin, home to million people, is a vital yet complex asset for West and Central Africa.

It is the continent's third largest river basin, traversing nine countries Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, C©þte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Niger, and Nigeria. The Niger River Basin: a vision for sustainable management (English) Abstract.

This book comprises two distinct elements. The first, and major, part of the book (chapters ) is a unique and essential compilation of technical information and data on the entire Niger River by: among the Basin countries. Overview of Niger River Basin Countries and Basin History The Niger River Basin is an extraordinary asset for the nine countries that are within its watershed and for the broader West and Central Africa region.

Each country within the Basin has unique geographic settings and a wide range of available resources. The area of the Niger River basin in Guinea is only 4% of the total area of the basin, but the sources of the Niger River are located in this country.

The quantity of water entering Mali from Guinea (40 km 3 /yr) is greater than the quantity of water entering Nigeria from. The Water Balance of the Niger River Basin is a pilot study for which the map-based methodology of soil-water, surface-water and groundwater balance has been developed.

The Niger basin was studied because the basin is not providing enough food for its population, and water resources development programs are being considered as a means of. The Lower Niger River Basin Development Authority, a Parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Water Resources was re-established in January, along with eleven other RBDAs Working Hours Mon.

This work aims to investigate the geopolitical issues related to River Basin of Africa in general and Niger River Basin in sources of disputes in Niger River basin also vary from ecology, economics, and political psychology; finance sharing, resource utility, cultural anthropology and s of interest are Author: Mohd Firoz Ahamed.

Niger River Basin provides an overview of the water resources potential, discussing the river basin’s, geology, hydrology, climate, and water quality and use, and providing a vision and approaches for sustainable development of water resources.

The Niger river basin, home to million people, is a vital and complex asset of West and Central Africa. The continent's third-longest river, the Niger is more than just a source of water. For the people of the nine countries it is a source of identity, a route for migration and commerce, a source of conflict, and now a catalyst for.

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RainesTech web apps comes with top notch customer. The Niger River Basin Authority (NBA) brings together nine countries to promote integrated water resources management across political borders. The nine - Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Niger, and Nigeria have embraced a shared vision to build institutional capacity, political agreement, and public support for.

Introduction. The fast growing population and socio-economic development in the case study area of the Upper Niger and Bani River basins (UNBB) in West Africa add more and more pressure on natural resources (Ogilvie et al., ).The UNBB is no exception but rather represents various cases of water-stressed river systems in semi-arid and arid regions worldwide.

Geographical Scope: The Niger River is the third longest river in Africa, running 4, km with an average annual flow of km3. The basin itself covers an area of million km2. A Comprehensive Collation of River Basins in Nigeria: Benefits and River Basin Development Planning and Management “EZENWEANI Raymond Sunday.

ABSTRACT: River basin is defined as an area of land drained by a river and its tributaries. There are over eighty major rivers in Nigeria and the biggest among them are the river Niger and Benue.

The Niger Basin Authority (French: Autorité du Bassin du Niger) is an intergovernmental organisation in West Africa aiming to foster co-operation in managing and developing the resources of the basin of the River Niger.

The group is referred to by both the French and English initialisms, NBA or ABN. The Source book on Africa’s River Basin Organizations provides information on the status of cooperation on African rivers and Niger 2, 4, Nigeria, Mali, Niger, West and Algeria, Guinea, Central Africa Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Benin, Chad, Sierra Leone.

Climate Change, Water and ConfliCt in the niger river Basin 5 exeCutive summary nIger rIver bAsIn Context And CAse studIes The Niger River is the third longest river in Africa, flowing for 4, km from its source in the Guinea highlands, within the humid tropics, through Mali and Niger with their semi-arid Sahelian climates, to the.The Niger River basin is the largest basin in West Africa.

It covers six agro-climatic zonesin nine countries (Figure 1) and presents a cross-section of the complex development issuesof West African societies. The main livelihood is traditional, low input, rainfed farming,but ranges from nomadic pastoralism in the north, irrigated and fertilized agriculture inparts of Mali, Niger and Nigeria and fishing throughout.The Niger River water system is one of the most impressive examples of the influence of topography and climate on the flow conditions of a water system.

Such a large basin area cannot be expected to have uniform climatic and rain patterns, and the Niger River traverses a .