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International Waters in Southern Africa

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Edited By: Mikiyasu Nakayama

United Nations University Press

Paperback | Apr 2003 | #141565 | ISBN: 9280810774
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Mikiyasu Nakayama was involved in the establishment of a basin-wide management scheme for the Zambesi river system. Political complexities led to many difficulties in the development of the action plan. In the region's new political setting, all countries can now participate in discussions on an equal footing. This book examines both the risks and opportunities for water management.


Water-resources management in Southern Africa, Piet Heyns; role of public participation and access to information in the management of transboundary watercourses, Carl Bruch; transboundary freshwater treaties, Meredith A. Giordano and Aaron T. Wolf; institutional aspects of international water-system management, Mikiyasu Nakayama; building the bridge between decision-support tools and decision-making, Kazimierz A. Salewicz; an overview of the hydropolitical dynamics of the Orange River Basin, Anthony Turton; the search for an equitable basis for water sharing in the Okavango River Basin, Peter Ashton; hydropolitics and the quest of the Zambezi River Basin Organization, Munyaradzi Chenje; joint development and cooperation in international water resources, Abdullahi Elmi Mohamed; interaction and existing constraints in international river basins, Richard Meissner; summary of presentations and discussions, Zafa Adeel, Thomas Ballatore, and Meredith Giordano.

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