The future of the Senegal River Basin
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Published by United States Agency for International Development in Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Environmental conditions,
  • Water-supply,
  • Management

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Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited States. Agency for International Development
LC ClassificationsTD319.S4 F88 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination15 pages :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24797445M
LC Control Number2010497975

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ABSTRACT The Senegal River Basin (SRB), located in the Sahel region of West Africa, is simultaneously undergoing fundamental environmental, hydrologic, and socioeconomic transitions. The trination (Senegal, Mauritania, and Mali) river basin development authority, the Organisation pour la Mise en Valeur du Fleuve Senegal (OMVS), is attempting to execute a shift to irrigated riceproduction Cited by: 9. The Senegal River basin is located in West Africa. It is drained by the 1, km-long Senegal river, the second longest river of West Africa, and its main tributaries, the Bafing, Bakoye and Faleme Rivers, all three of which have their source in the Fouta Djallon mountains (Guinea). Most of the Senegal River basinFile Size: KB. This brings the total to ha. In addition there are some ha of oases in the Senegal basin area []. For Senegal, the prospects for irrigation development in the Falémé basin are very limited: a few hundred hectares. However, with the Manantali dam and the Diama dam (near the mouth of the Senegal River), it is expected that Senegal River Basin and cited it as a significant learning for the Middle East. The initiative was an exercise in intercontinental innovation. It was steered by an entity based in These models are used to develop future strategies for agricultural activities, development of navigational potential of the river and other similar plans.

A Slave Who Would be King: Oral Tradition and Archaeology of the Recent Past in the Upper Senegal River Basin Jeffrey H. Altschul, Ibrahima Thiaw, and Gerald Wait, Archaeopress, Oxford, UK, pp., color plates. £ paper, £ e-book. The primary entity for the Senegal River Basin, the OMVS, is charged with: implementing the Senegal River Convention; promoting and coordinating development studies and works on the Senegal River Basin within the Member States; and carrying out all technical and economic functions conferred to it by the Member States. The Conference of Heads of.   About million people live in the Senegal River basin. The size of the project and the fact that it is being undertaken by three countries whose economies are in tatters have led critics to. The 1, km-long Senegal River, which has two headstreams in the Fouta Djalon highlands of Guinea and one in Mali, is vital for the four countries of its basin: Guinea Mali, Mauritania and the country which bears its name. Over 60% of the drink water in the capital of Senegal, Dakar, comes from the Senegal River.

Bass B., Venema H., Schiller E. () Adaptation of Food Production to Drought in the Senegal River Basin. In: Downing T.E. (eds) Climate Change and World Food Security. NATO ASI Series (Series I: Global Envirmonmental Change), vol RESOURCES IN THE SENEGAL RIVER BASIN AT BAKEL PhD Thesis Graduate Research Program on Climate Change and Water Resources Faculty of Sciences and Technology University of Abomey – Calavi By MBAYE Mamadou Lamine October 12th, Jury Prof. AGBOSSOU K. Euloge (President, UAC, Benin) Prof. GAYE A. Thierno (Director, Reporter, UCAD, Senegal). PDF | This study provides an overview of the impact of a statistical bias correction based on histogram equalization functions on a set of high | Find, read and cite all the research you need. The Senegal River is formed by the confluence of two smaller rivers, the Bafing and Bakoye, which occurs near Bafoulabé, Mali, at about 1, km from the Atlantic Ocean. 1 After crossing western Mali, the Senegal River constitutes the boundary between Senegal and Mauritania. The Senegal River basin (SRB) occupies a total area of , km includes three main regions—the upper basin.