ORASECOM - One River, Four Nations   ORASECOM


The Orange-Senqu River Commission (ORASECOM) promotes the equitable and sustainable development of the resources of the Orange-Senqu River. ORASECOM provides a forum for consultation and coordination between the riparian states to promote integrated water resources management and development within the basin.

The goals of ORASECOM are to (Hollingworth, 2007):

  • Develop a comprehensive perspective of the basin
  • Study the present and planned future uses of the river system
  • Determine the requirements for flow monitoring and flood management

ORASECOM is expected to strengthen regional solidarity and enhance socio-economic cooperation within the region.

The Fish River, Namibia.
Source: Coda 2006
( click to enlarge )

Block A, 66 Corporate Park, Cnr Von Willich & Lenchen Streets, Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
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