Governing the Nile River basin : the search for a new legal regime / Mwangi S. Kimenyi and John Mukum Mbaku.

The effective and efficient management of water is a major problem, not just for economic growth and development in the Nile River basin, but also for the peaceful coexistence of the millions of people who live in the region. Of critical importance to the people of this part of Africa is the reasona...

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Main Authors: Kimenyi, Mwangi S., 1956- (Author), Mbaku, John Mukum, 1950- (Author)
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2015]
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Table of Contents:
  • The political economy of transboundary water resource management in Africa
  • Physical description of the watercourse and basin states
  • Setting the stage for conflict in the Nile River basin
  • The Nile Waters Agreement : a critical analysis
  • Theories of treaty sucession and modern Nile governance
  • International water law and the Nile River basin
  • The Nile Basin Initiative
  • The Cooperative Framework Agreement : a new legal regime for the Nile River?
  • Egypt, Ethiopia, and the Nile River
  • The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
  • Governing the Nile River basin : a way forward.