1. ORASECOM is hiring consultants
  2. 4th SADC Groundwater Conference 10-12 November 2021
  3. Botswana Desalination Plant Project Launched
  4. 39th IAHR World Congress
  5. Water is a matter of life and death – Opinion piece
  6. Webinar: Transboundary Water Management under conditions of Climate and Political Uncertainty: Middle Eastern and South African Perspectives
  7. World Water Week Groundwater Webinar
  8. Interview with Lenka Thamae, Executive Secretary of ORASECOM on the Lesotho-Botswana Water Transfer scheme
  9. Webinar Series: Groundwater – Base Rock of Resilience
  10. Climate Resilient Water Resources Investment Strategy & Plan & Lesotho-Botswana Water Transfer (L-BWT) Project
  11. GIZ
  12. Joint Water Resources Quality Survey (JBS)
  13. FGEF Support
  14. Water Information System (WIS)
  15. Joint Irrigation Authority (JIA)
  16. Water Information System (WIS)
  17. Adequate Rainfall Predicted for SADC October-December Season
  18. Orange-Senqu Basin Wide Groundwater Survey
  19. Fundraising for the Lesotho-Botswana Water Transfer Project
  20. Orange-Senqu River Awareness Kit
  21. International Conference on FRESH WATER GOVERNANCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, 5th – 7th November, 2012, Champagne Sports Resort, Central Drakensburg (KwaZulu-Natal), South Africa
  22. 4th Orange-Senqu River Basin Symposium, 6th – 7th June 2012, Campus of the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
  23. The African Transboundary River Basin Support Programme came to an end
  24. Towards Transboundary Evironmental Assessment Guidelines for the Orange-Senqu River Basin
  25. ORASECOM initiates work on the Orange-Senqu River Learning Box
  26. The ORASECOM Secretariat takes delivery of a three dimensional map of the basin
  27. ORASECOM publishes its “State of the Orange-Senqu River System” Report
  28. ORASECOM initiates work on the Orange-Senqu River Learning Box
  29. Training on Aquatic Ecosystem Health Monitoring
  30. The Urban Pollution Workshop at Mohale Dam
  31. Phase 2 of an IWRM Plan Development Project came to an end
  32. ORASECOM opens the Secretariat offices
  33. ORASECOM is visited by the Volta Basin Authority
  34. Training on Water Resources Yield Simulation Models
  35. ORASECOM at the 3rd Africa Water Week in Addis Ababa
  36. ORASECOM comes of age at 10!
  37. ORASECOM participates in the 13th International RiverSymposium
  38. ORASECOM works with the Benguela Current Commission
  39. Environmental Flows Requirements Site selection and survey for Caledon, Kraai, South Africa & Lesotho
  40. First Delphi Workshop, June 2010, North West, South Africa
  41. ORASECOM Prepares for the Joint Basin Survey – 1
  42. Workshop on Stakeholder Participation – Maseru, Lesotho
  43. Visit of the Nile Equatorial Subsidiary Action Plan group
  44. Visit to Lesotho Flow Gauging Stations

Phase 2 of an IWRM Plan Development Project came to an end

Phase 2 of a Project aimed at the development of an IWRM Plan for the Orange-Senqu River Basin officially came to an end in April 2011. Under Phase 2, a detailed research on knowledge gaps identified during Phase 1 were undertaken with the support of GIZ (BMZ/UKAID/AusAID). The Project comprised of six work packages, all of which provided some basis for the development of a Basin Wide IWRM Plan. This included work packages central to the further development of the basin water availability models, including the updating and expansion of the Water Resources Yield Model (WRYM) to cover the whole basin, and enhancing the model output through a more complete hydrology. Other work packages provided better and more complete water quality information, determined possible climate change impacts and adaptation options, as well as the determination of environmental flow requirements at key points. Scenarios for improved water demand management in the key irrigation sector were also investigated. For more information see newsletter number 4 Phase 2 of a Project aimed at the development of an IWRM Plan for the Orange-Senqu River Basin officially came to an end in April 2011. Under Phase 2, a detailed research on knowledge gaps identified during Phase 1 were undertaken with the support of GIZ (BMZ/UKAID/AusAID). The Project comprised of six work packages, all of which provided some basis for the development of a Basin Wide IWRM Plan. This included work packages central to the further development of the basin water availability models, including the updating and expansion of the Water Resources Yield Model (WRYM) to cover the whole basin, and enhancing the model output through a more complete hydrology. Other work packages provided better and more complete water quality information, determined possible climate change impacts and adaptation options, as well as the determination of environmental flow requirements at key points. Scenarios for improved water demand management in the key irrigation sector were also investigated.

For more information see  newsletter number 4.

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