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Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) - Kuiseb River Basin


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The Kuiseb Basin is located across parts of the Erongo and Khomas Regions.

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The Kuiseb Basin is located across parts of the Erongo and Khomas Regions. The basin is characterised by upper, middle and lower zones. The upper part consists mainly of the highlands and commercial farms. The middle part has the Namib-Naukluft Park and small scale farmers (mainly Topnaar communities), while the lower part entails Walvis Bay and surrounding areas. The basin is home to an estimated 68 000 people, of which the 70 per cent is found in the lower basin area.

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