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8 Jun 2021 Edinburgh, Scotland
Report from Global Water Partnership showcases successes from 10 years of its water and climate programme. Urges stakeholders to learn lessons of long-term approach and move water to the forefront of development agendas. "A leverage ratio of 1:33 for every dollar invested in GWP's water and climate programme over the past 10 years, is a testament to the transformative power of partnerships to create real impact."
25 Sep 2020 WINDHOEK
Namibian members of parliament are questioning South Africa's decision to push its borders beyond the Orange River into Namibia's dryland. This is against international law. Parliamentarians feel the ambiguous border between Namibia and South Africa is one of the reasons Namibia is not fully benefiting from the Orange River's water...
14 Jul 2016 MASERU, Lesotho
The US Agency for International Development (USAID), together with other development partners, has mobilized $2 million USD to set up an integrated water management system in southern Africa.USAID launched the Ecosystem Approach Framework for Integrated Water Resources Management earlier this month in Lesotho, South Africa, Namibia and Botswana as an ongoing trans-boundary and interstate water management system for all countries in the Orange-Senqu River basin...
17 Sep 2015 LUSAKA, Zambia
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) ranks at the top of a global comparison of indicators of water cooperation, SADC Water Sector communications expert Barbara Lopi said in a statement this week.India-based international think tank Strategic Foresight Group’s (SFG) Water Cooperation Quotient Index 2015 gave the SADC a Water Cooperation Quotient score of 100...
26 Nov 2013 MUMBAI, India
Nations that work together on trans-boundary water issues have better overall cooperation than nations that do not discuss water sharing, according to a new tool and report released this week by Mumbai-based think tank the Strategic Foresight Group.“Water cooperation between countries sharing trans-boundary water resources is directly correlated with security of nations involved in such cooperation, and peace in the continent or subcontinent they belong to,” the group said...
14 Nov 2011 GABORONE, Botswana
A reclamation project for Gaborone’s wastewater is under way, with a pilot treatment plant set to begin operations this month, President Ian Khama said during a state of the nation address on November 7. The government is also promoting water conservation with various stakeholders through an integrated water resources management process...
16 Mar 2009 Botswana, SELEBI-PHIKWE
Botswana's Ministry of Minerals Energy and Water Resources has made progress in promoting conjunctive use of surface and underground water, water conservation and in exploring the increased access to water from international river basins in which Botswana has riparian rights, according to Minister Ponatshego Kedikilwe...
15 Dec 2008 GABORONE, Botswana
The government of Botswana is in negotiations to draw water from Lesotho to supply villages in the western side of the country. Ponatshego H. Kedikilwe, Botswana's Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, is expected to visit Lesotho water development projects early next year to explore the possibility of getting water from the Orange-Senqu River in South Africa...
9 Apr 2007 NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK
— The governments of Namibia and South Africa are working together to preserve the wetland areas at the Orange River's mouth. Dawid Boois, governor of Karas, said the countries, which share the river, were also cooperating through the framework of Orasecom, the Orange-Senqu River Commission that includes Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and South Africa...