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Support to Phase 3 of the ORASECOM Basin-wide Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) – Plan: Overview

Overview The main objectives of this consultancy were to undertake scenario analyses, economic, water requirement projection and ecological support studies Read more

Water Resources Quality Joint Basin Surveys (JBSs)

The second 5-yearly comprehensive Joint Basin Survey (JBS2) of the quality of the water resources of the Orange-Senqu River Basin was undertaken Read more

2014 Integrated Water Resources Management Plan (IWRMP) – Summary and Documents

Purpose: This article will provide an overview of the 2014 IWRMP and provide links to the actual documents Related WIS Read more

Irrigation Water Demand Management (WP6)

Objectives The overall objective of the work package was to attain an overall understanding of how better management practices could reduce Read more

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Geology and Soils

Demonstration Project on Community-Based Rangeland Management in Lesotho

Background and purpose Land degradation due to human activity is a critical trans-boundary concern in the Orange-Senqu River Basin, and particularly so in the catchment of the Senqu in Lesotho, which contributes nearly half of the Basin’s surface runoff. Grazing on marginal grasslands, especially on steep slopes in Lesotho’s mountainous highlands causes irreversible degradation of […]

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Demonstration Project on Community-Based Rangeland Management in Botswana

Background and purpose Land degradation due to human activity is a critical transboundary concern in the Orange-Senqu Basin. In Botswana, a significant challenge facing environmental protection and conservation of natural resources, particularly wildlife resources, is increasing pressure from other forms of land use. Traditional livestock rearing on marginal grasslands in the drier parts of the […]

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Large Dams and Water Systems in South Africa – 1994

Large Dams and Water Systems in South Africa – 1994, South African National Committee of Large Dams Please note: This document is 61 MB.   Source: Department of Water Affairs (South Africa)

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