The Orange-Senqu River Commission (ORASECOM) Agreement signed on 3rd November 2000 is a major accomplishment on the journey of transboundary water cooperation.... The Orange-Senqu River Basin, which covers part of Botswana, Namibia and South Africa and the whole of Lesotho, has natural resources ranging from water, land, soils, forests, wildlife and the minerals that are plentiful under the soil.
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Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC) - I Musokotwane Environment Centre for Southern Africa (IMERCSA)
Ronnie McKenzie, Pieter van Rooyen, Suzan Swart, Manie Mare, Bennie Haasbroek
Water resource management
Key word(s) :
capacity building, water resources, wrym, wrpm, orange, orange-senqu, orasecom
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The report provides feedback on the capacity building process and the setting up of the models in each of the Orange-Senqu River Basin countries. It also outlines the proposed continuous review process.
ORASECOM is consolidating a 10 year Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Plan for the Orange-Senqu River Basin. The draft plan is expected by the third quarter of 2014. The development of the plan is being based on previous and current work, studies and projects in the Basin; and stakeholder consultations. For more information visit http://wis.orasecom.org/the-orange-senqu-basin-wide-iwrm-plan/ .