More information:

Taylor, E.D. and Bethune, S. 1998. Management, conservation and research of internationally shared watercourses in southern Africa - Namibian experience with the Okavango River and rivers of the eastern Caprivi. Southern African Journal of Aquatic Sciences, 24(1-2): 36-46


Description:

Management, conservation and research of internationally shared watercourses in southern Africa - Namibian experience with the Okavango River and rivers of the eastern Caprivi.

Summary / Notes:

Although the emphasis of the recent National Rivers Research Initiative (now the Research Programme for the Management of Rivers) in South Africa was on river research in that country, the reality is that in southern Africa many watercourses are shared by more than one country. Therefore a central issue in integrated river basin management and development should be the recognition of the principle of international joint planning, conservation, monitoring and research. Co-operation and a better understanding of shared waters would prevent deleterious impacts, not only in the country where they occur, but also in those downstream. With this in mind, since the early 1980s Namibia has worked on joint cross-border projects in efforts to manage and conserve her shared water bodies. These include joint river gauging exercises, biological control of Saivinia molesta in the eastern Caprivi region and, more recently, the application of a biological monitoring technique, the South African Scoring System version 4, to north-eastern perennial rivers. The formation of the Joint Permanent Water Commission between Botswana and Namibia enabled the Departments of Water Affairs of both countries to work together on their shared rivers. The establishment of the Permanent Okavango River Basin Water Commission between Angola, Botswana and Namibia in 1994 improved this co-operation even further. Namibia and its' counterparts are thus committed to sharing information, co-ordinating research and monitoring activities and to undertaking detailed studies to improve their knowledge of these shared systems. Such cross-border co-operation is vital for the survival of shared river systems not only as ecological entities in their own right, but also as sources of water, power and the other resources they provide, both directly and indirectly, to the human and wildlife populations that they support. Keywords:rnInternational rivers, management, planning, aquatic weeds, rnbiomonitoring, Namibia, Botswana, Angola.

Year: 1998

Type: Journal Article

URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10183469.1998.9631410#.VLjVvmc5ApE


Top 50 related results:

You may also be interested in the following items which are on a similar or related topic, listed in order of similarity.

Results per page:

Results: 1 to 50 of 50

To FILTER: Use the pale green row to filter the results on this page. Type in text or select from the year list.

Rows matching filter(s): All
What is this row? 
Data titleYearOriginFile typeDownloadkml/kmz
Coleman, T. and Moodley, P. 2011. Development of Water Quality Monitoring Programme and Data Management Framework. Support to Phase 2 of the ORASECOM Basin-wide Integrated Water resources Management Plan
  » More info & related results
2011ORASECOMReport2.38 mb pdf
Preview
SADC. 2009. SADC Concept Paper on Benefit Sharing and Transboundary Water Management and Development
  » More info & related results
2009ORASECOMReport632 kb pdf
Preview
Chidley, T., Beuster, H. and Howard, G. 2011. Irrigation GIS Database, Interactive Database and Irrigation Scenario Tools
  » More info & related results
2011ORASECOMReport7.45 mb pdf
Preview
Louw, D. and Koekemoer, J. (eds). 2010. Environmental Flow Requirements - Volume 2. Support to Phase 2 of the ORASECOM Basin-wide Integrated Water Resources Management Plan - Workpackage 5: Assessment of Environmental Flow Requirements
  » More info & related results
2010ORASECOMReport3.49 mb pdf
Preview
Basin Management Approach - A Guide Book
  » More info & related results
ORASECOMBook, Book Section, Booklet2.69 mb pdf
Preview
LOR Consultants. 2005. Pre-Feasibility Study into Measures to Improve The Management of the Lower Orange River and to provide for Future Developments along the Border between Namibia and South Africa. Main Report, Final, September 2005
  » More info & related results
2005ORASECOMReport4.82 mb pdf
Preview
Kistin, E.J. and Ashton, P. 2008. Adapting to Change on Transboundary Rivers: An Analysis of Treaty Flexibility on the Orange-Senqu River Basin
  » More info & related results
2008ORASECOMReport154 kb pdf
Preview
Turton, A. 2005. Hydro Hegemony in the Context of the Orange River Basin. Workshop on Hydro Hegemony, Hosted by Kings Collegernand School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), 20-21 May 2005, London
  » More info & related results
2005ORASECOMReport775 kb pdf
Preview
CSIR. 2010. A CSIR Perspective on Water in South Africa
  » More info & related results
2010ORASECOMReport4.78 mb pdf
Preview
Ephemeral River Basins. Newsletter: Sharing Temporary Waters in Southern Africa, Special Bulletin, December 2009
  » More info & related results
2009ORASECOMReport355 kb pdf
Preview
Department of Water Affairs and Forestry. 2009. Catchment Visioning: Lower Orange Water Management Area. Water Resource Planning Systems: Water Quality Planning. Version 1.0. Pretoria
  » More info & related results
2009 Report3.55 mb pdf
Preview
Earle, A., Malzbender, D., Turton, A. and Manzungu, E. 2005. A Preliminary Basin Profile of the Orange/Senqu River
  » More info & related results
2005ORASECOMReport
Handbook for Integrated Water Resources Management in Basins. Published by Global Water Partnership (GWP) and the International Network of Basin Organizations (INBO)
  » More info & related results
2009ORASECOMBook, Book Section, Booklet2.39 mb pdf
Preview
The Story of Water: Reporting from the Southern African Water Wire
  » More info & related results
2010ORASECOMReport4.78 mb pdf
Preview
Knoesen, D., Schulze, R., Pringle, C., Summerton, M., Dickens, C. and Kunz, R. 2009. Water for the Future: Impacts of climate change on water resources in the Orange-Senqu River basin. Report to NeWater, a project funded under the Sixth Research Framework of the European Union. Institute of Natural Resources, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  » More info & related results
2009ORASECOMReport7.15 mb pdf
Preview
Manning, J. 2006. The Richtersveld - The Lost World. Veld and Flora, June 2006: 76-77
  » More info & related results
2006ORASECOMJournal Article621 kb pdf
Preview
Turton, A.R. and Ashton, P.J. 2008. Basin Closure and Issues of Scale: The Southern African Hydropolitical Complex. Water Resources Development, 24(2): 305–318
  » More info & related results
2008ORASECOMJournal Article322 kb pdf
Preview
Tordiffe, E.A.W. 2010. Groundwater monitoring in the Orange-Fish River Basin, Namibia: Recommendations towards establishing a monitoring system. Appendix 1: Chemical analyses of groundwater samples from NamWater production schemes. Report produced by GeoHydro Consultants Namibia and Karst Hydrogeological Consultants Namibia for the Ephemeral River Basins in Southern Africa (ERB) Project, Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN): Windhoek
  » More info & related results
2010 Appendix2.57 mb pdf
Preview
Kramer, B. and van der Bank, F.H. 2011. The Victoria Falls, a species boundary for the Zambezi Parrotfish, Cyphomyrus discorhynchus (Peters, ), and the resurrection of Cyphomyrus cubangoensis (Pellegrin, ) (Mormyridae: Teleostei). Journal of Natural History, 45(43-44): 2669-2699
  » More info & related results
2011 Journal Article
Tweddle, D. 2010. Overview of the Zambezi River System: Its history, fish fauna, fisheries, and conservation. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management, 13(3): 224-240
  » More info & related results
2010 Journal Article
Chutter, F.M., Palmer, R.W. and Walmsley, J.J. 1996. Environmental Overview of the Orange River. Project: Orange River Development Project Replanning Study, Final Report
  » More info & related results
1996 Report38.76 mb pdf
Preview
Wolski, P., Ramberg, L., Magole, L. and Mazvimavi, D. 2009. Evolution of River Basin Management in the Okavango System, Southern Africa. In: Ferrier, R.C. and Jenkins, A. (eds.) Handbook of Catchment Management, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
  » More info & related results
2009 Book, Book Section, Booklet684 kb pdf
Preview
Ashton, P. 2003. Chapter 7: The search for an equitable basis for water sharing in the Okavango River basin. In: Nakayama, M. (ed.)International Waters in Southern Africa
  » More info & related results
2003 Book, Book Section, Booklet295 kb pdf
Preview
Tordiffe, E.A.W. 2010. Groundwater monitoring in the Orange-Fish River Basin, Namibia: Recommendations towards establishing a monitoring system. Report produced by GeoHydro Consultants Namibia and Karst Hydrogeological Consultants Namibia for the Ephemeral River Basins in Southern Africa (ERB) Project, Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN): Windhoek
  » More info & related results
2010 Report10.97 mb pdf
Preview
Schmidt, L., Domptail, S., Klintenberg, P., Gruber, M., Schmiedel, U., Zimmermann, I. and Falk, T. 2013. Transdisciplinary research and stake-holder involvement. A review of the TFO approach. In: Oldeland, J., Erb, C., Finckh, M. and Jürgens, N. 2013. (Eds.): Environmental Assessments in the Okavango Region. Biodiversity and Ecology, 5: 195–212
  » More info & related results
2013 Book, Book Section, Booklet4.75 mb pdf
Preview
Taylor, E. 1999. A pilot study on the biological monitoring of water quality in Namibia's north-eastern perennial rivers. Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development. Department of Water Affairs
  » More info & related results
1999 Report16.45 mb pdf
Preview
Brooks, C. 2012. Biodiversity Survey of the upper Angolan Catchment of the Cubango-Okavango River Basin
  » More info & related results
2012 Report8.25 mb pdf
Preview
Maboa, R. 2016. Spatial and temporal changes in the rainfall patterns of Botswana, 1998-2013. MSc Thesis, Faculty of Science, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
  » More info & related results
2016 Thesis1.72 mb pdf
Acosta, M.K.T. 2015. Transboundary and inter-scale land use management: A qualitative analysis of potential conflicts among Stakeholders in the Okavango River Basin, southern Africa. M.Sc. Thesis, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
  » More info & related results
2015 Thesis828 kb pdf
Preview
Mogobe, O., Mosimanyana, E., Masamba, W.R.L. and Mosepele, K. 2018. Monitoring water quality of the Upper Okavango Delta. In: Revermann, R., Krewenka, K.M., Schmiedel, U., Olwoch, J.M., Helmschrot, J. and Jürgens, N. (eds.) Climate change and adaptive land management in southern Africa - assessments, changes, challenges, and solutions. Biodiversity and Ecology, 6: 106-111. Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek
  » More info & related results
2018 Book, Book Section, Booklet1.32 mb pdf
Preview
External evaluation of the project: Interactive Learning and Action in the Kuiseb (ELAK), Final report
  » More info & related results
2004DRFN DLIBReport14.11 mb pdf
Preview
Rouby, D., Bonnet, S., Guillocheau, F., Gallagher, K., Robin, C., Biancotto, F., Dauteuil, O. and Braun, J. 2009. Sediment supply to the Orange sedimentary system over the last 150 My: An evaluation from sedimentation/denudation balance. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 26(6): 782–794
  » More info & related results
2009 Journal Article
Crerar, S., Volkholz, J. and Lutz, J. 2011. Projection of impacts and Guidelines on Climate Change Adaptation Strategies. Support to Phase 2 of the ORASECOM Basin-wide Integrated Water Resources Management Plan - Workpackage 4: Climate Change in the Orange-Senqu River Basin
  » More info & related results
2011ORASECOMReport4.57 mb pdf
Preview
Alker, M. 2009. The Stampriet Artesian Aquifer Basin - A case study for the research project "Transboundary groundwater management in Africa"
  » More info & related results
2009ORASECOMReport361 kb pdf
Preview
Kranz, N., Interwies, E. and Vidaurre, R. 2005. Transboundary river basin management regimes: the Orange basin case study
  » More info & related results
2005 Report415 kb pdf
Preview
The World Bank. 2010. The Zambezi River Basin: A Multi-Sector Investment Opportunities Analysis, Volume 4 - Modeling, Analysis and Input Data
  » More info & related results
2010 Report7.27 mb pdf
Preview
Beilfuss, R. 2012. A Risky Climate for Southern African Hydro: Assessing hydrological risks and consequences for Zambezi River Basin dams
  » More info & related results
2012 Report1.88 mb pdf
Preview
Paxton, R.S. 2005. Best Practices for Trans-boundary Craft Development in the Okavango River Basin
  » More info & related results
2005 Book, Book Section, Booklet10.66 mb pdf
Preview
Ongwen, O. 1996. NGO experience, intervention, and challenges in water strain, demand, and supply management in Africa. International Development Research Centre, 273-289
  » More info & related results
1996DRFN DLIBReport7.05 mb pdf
Preview
Oschadleus, H.D. 2010. Dial in to PHOWN! Lanioturdus, 43(4): 23-24
  » More info & related results
2010 Journal Article189 kb pdf
Preview
Paxton, M. 2003. Some unusual sightings at Shamvura Rest Camp - Okavango River. Lanioturdus, 36(3): 7-8
  » More info & related results
2003 Journal Article247 kb pdf
Preview
Osborne, T.O. 2004. Interesting ringing recoveries. Lanioturdus, 37(1): 2-3
  » More info & related results
2004 Journal Article133 kb pdf
Preview
Kolberg, H. 2004. Summary of the 2002 ringing year in Namibia. Lanioturdus, 37(1): 4-9
  » More info & related results
2004 Journal Article210 kb pdf
Preview
Paxton, M. and Sheehan, L. 1999. January wetland bird count in the Mahango Game Reserve, Kavango. Lanioturdus, 32(1): 15-18
  » More info & related results
1999 Journal Article298 kb pdf
Preview
Duffield-Harding, J. and Osborne, T. 1999. West Etosha Bird Monitoring Project. Lanioturdus, 32(2,3 & 4): 23-28
  » More info & related results
1999 Journal Article405 kb pdf
Preview
Mendelsohn, J. 2016. Assorted observations and ideas on animal movements. RAISON. Symposium on animal movements & satellite tracking in Namibia, November 2016
  » More info & related results
2016Symposium on animal movements & satellite tracking in Namibia, November 2016Presentation8.35 mb pptx
Verschiedenes. Mitteilung Ornithologische Arbeitsgruppe SWA Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft, 7(3/4): 7-8
  » More info & related results
1971 Journal Article288 kb pdf
Preview
Bourquin, S.L. 2007. The Population Ecology of the Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) in the Panhandle Region of the Okavango Delta, Botswana. PhD Thesis, Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology, Faculty of Agrisciences, University of Stellenbosch
  » More info & related results
2007 Thesis4.39 mb pdf
Preview
Heyns, P.S.V.H. 2008. Transboundary water resource management in southern Africa: Meeting the challenge of joint planning and management in the Orange River Basin. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 24(3): 371-383
  » More info & related results
2008 Journal Article
Kopij, G. and Paxton, M. 2019. Seasonal variation in waterbird assemblage in the Mahango Game Reserve, north-eastern Namibia. Water SA, 45(2): 259-265
  » More info & related results
2019 Journal Article254 kb pdf
Preview

» Links to useful free software for working with shapefiles, kml and kmz files, pdf files and more.