The Management of the Zambezi River Basin and Kariba Dam

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African Books Collective, 2010 - Business & Economics - 178 pages
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This book brings together articles and conference papers on the Zambezi River and Kariba Dam written by Dr. Tumbare between 1998-2010. Part I discusses issues of river basin and integrated water resources management and Part II contains papers in infrastructure development in the water and energy sectors.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
River Basin and Integrated Water Resources Management
3
1 Equitable sharing of the water resources of the Zambezi River basin
4
2 The challenges facing stakeholders in successfully implementing integrated water resources management in the Zambezi River basin
12
3 Mitigating floods in Southern Africa
16
Threats and opportunities
24
5 Management of shared watercourses in Southern Africa
35
6 Managing water resources across international boundaries The Challenges
43
13 The Batoka hydroelectric scheme
93
14 The threats and challenges of managing lake Kariba sustainably
100
The case of Kariba Dam
108
16 An overview of the Southern African Power Pool SAPP
124
Appendices
134
Lake Kariba catchment area
135
Southern African development community
136
Agreement on the establishment of the Zambezi watercourse commission ZAMCOM
152

7 Operationalising the Zambezi watercourse commission ZAMCOM
54
Infrastructure Development and Management
62
8 Valuation of Kariba Dam
63
9 Some lessons learnt from the construction and management of the binational Kariba Dam for future large dam projects
67
expectations of a binational hydropower infrastructure operatordeveloper
73
11 The challenges associated with designing and operating multipurpose use large dams
78
12 Utilisation of the waterways and lakes in the Zambezi River basin for marine transport
84
Zac Plan programme projects
172
SADC regional strategic action plan projects
173
Existing hydropower plants in the Zambezi River Basin
174
Appendix 8
177
Back cover
181
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