Regional Institutions

Infrastructure Components of the North South Corridor

Report - 2012

The Tripartite’s North South Corridor (NSC) Aid for Trade Programme was designed as a transit and transport value chain and to address transport constraints in a sequenced and multi-modal way. The NSC programme comprises inter-related projects that...


Toward a Joint Management of Transboundary Aquifer Systems

Study/Research - 2011

Today, over 270 transboundary aquifer systems have been identified worldwide,[ 1 ] but very few are the target of projects aiming at a better mutual management or, where this question is raised, only cover certain aspects. For instance,...


Preliminary results from a Water Economy and Livelihoods Survey (WELS) in Nigeria and Mali, sub-Saharan Africa: Investigating water security across a rainfall transect

Report - 2011

In 2010 the Department for International Development (DFID) commissioned a BGS-led team to undertake a one-year study aimed to improve understanding of the resilience of groundwater in Africa to climate change and links to livelihoods. As part...


Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project—PID

Report - 2011

APL2 of LVEMP II is part of a regional project involving five EAC Partner States. The higher development objective of the LVEMP II is to contribute to the East African Community (EAC) Vision and Strategy Framework for Management and Development of...


WAPP APL 3 (1ST PHASE – INTER-ZONAL TRANSMISSION HUB)—PID

Report - 2011

Project Development Objectives PDO is to reduce cost of and improve security of electricity supply to Burkina Fasowhile increasing Ghana’s electricity export capability. Project Components are Component 1: 225 kV Transmission Line between...


Beit Bridge Border Post

Progress report - 2010

The border post at Beit Bridge is an extremely important border on the North South Corridor, with significant numbers of trucks and passenger vehicles going to and from the South African ports and, to a lesser extent, Maputo, and countries to the...


Developing quantitative aquifer maps for Africa

Report - 2010

In 2010 the Department for International Development (DFID) commissioned a BGS-led team to undertake a one-year study aimed to improve understanding of the resilience of African groundwater to climate change and links to livelihoods. As part...


The Zambezi River Basin A Multi-Sector Investment Opportunities Analysis

Report - 2010

The Zambezi River Basin (ZRB) is one of the most diverse and valuable natural resources in Africa. Its waters are critical to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction in the region. In addition to meeting the basic needs...


Eastern Nile Watershed Management Project—PID

Report - 2008

The overall goal or higher level objectives of the proposed Eastern Nile Watershed Management Project is to “assist Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan to develop and implement coordinated approaches and planning frameworks for integrated land and...


Regional and Domestic Power Markets Development Project (Southern Africa Power Markets Program APL1-b) SIL—PID

Report - 2007

The development objectives of the Project are (a) to increase domestic consumption, notably in Kinshasa,and exports to the SAPP; and (b) improve the efficiency of SNEL.The Project consists of five components as follows:Component 1: Generation...