Transboundary water management and development

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Transboundary Water Management Workshop held in Johannesburg, South Africa from April 29-30, 2014.

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Transboundary water management and development

  1. 1. TRANSBOUNDARY WATER MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT 29 -30 April 2014. Johannesburg, South Africa By Kenneth M. Msibi, PhD SADC Secretariat
  2. 2. Enabling Environment Instruments ENABLING ENVIRONMENT SADC Water Vision SADC Protocol on Shared Water Courses Regional Water Strategy Regional Water Policy Regional Water Communication Strategy Regional Strategic Action Plan
  3. 3. WHAT IS A REGIONAL PROJECT? 1. Joint Implementation 2. Project in one country but benefiting more than one country 3. Special Purpose Projects 4. Projects Supporting Regional Initiatives 5. Joint Planning (e.g. BasinPlans)
  4. 4. Role of SADC Secretariat in Transboundary Water Resources Development • Guiding Principles Programmatic Approach River Basin Approach Subsidiarity (comparative advantage) Additionality Variable Geometry Flexibility and Adaptability Piloting
  5. 5. Role of SADC Secretariat in Transboundary Water Resources Development • The Support Facilitate establishment and strengthening Facilitate and coordinate Project Identification Facilitate capacity development for inf. Development Facilitate project preparation up to bankability Facilitate establishment of PPDF Resource mobilisation Support Investment promotion Once project picked up by an investor, Member State(s) takes over the responsibility (Loan or grant financing)
  6. 6. Water Projects within SADC Infrastructure Development Master Plan • SADC Water Ministers in 2004 agreed that Water Infrastructure should be a priority • Most projects are at project concept stage • Resources required to prepare projects to bankability stage • Very strong Political Will from Member for Infrastructure Development in the region
  7. 7. HIGH Priority Regional Water Infrastructure Projects P# PROJECT TYPE AND NAME COUNTRIES KEY SECTOR PROJECT TOTAL [USD M] RG REGIONAL PROJECTS RG-1 Inga 3 Hydropower DRC-shared Regional Electricity HE 7 600 to 10 000 RG-2 Lesotho Highlands, Phase 2 Lesotho, South Africa HE WS 2 000 RG-3 Batoka Gorge Hydropower Zambia, Zimbabwe HE 3 500 RG-4 Songwe River Basin Development Programme Malawi, Tanzania HE WS AG 329

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