Autorite du Bassin du Niger

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Autorite du Bassin du Niger

An international organization intended to advance international cooperation in the development and use of resources in the Niger River in West Africa. While many of its activities concentrate on hydroelectric development, the Autorite du Bassin du Niger promotes collaboration in other areas, such as agriculture and forestry. Member states include Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Niger and Nigeria. It is known in English as the Niger Basin Authority or the NBA, as well as by its French abbreviation, ABN.
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Component 1: Strengthening the Niger Basin Authority for Sustainably Delivering its Core Mandate
SUNA learned that the summit coincides with convocation of the 16th summit of the International Commission for Drought Control in the Sahel at the Chadian Presidential Palace and the 10th summit of the Niger Basin Authority.
The Niger Basin Authority (ABN) commits the nine member nations to preserve the ecosystem of one of Africa's most important rivers and ensure a fair distribution of its waters to meet the needs of local people.
Bureau of Reclamation in Alamosa, Colorado for 25 monitoring and control panels for additional groundwater salvage wells; (6) a $65,619 contract from Enterprise Electronic Corporation (EEC) to provide and install two synoptic automatic weather stations and base stations in Maldives; (7) a $61,383 order from the Niger Basin Authority to be installed in Nigeria; and (8) a $54,484 order from the USGS HIF for SatLink2 GOES Satellite Transmitter/Loggers.
Executing Agency : Niger Basin Authority (NBA), Observatory of the Sahar and Sahel (OSS), UNESCO-IHP
According to the records held by the Niger Basin Authority (NBA), the volume of water in the River Niger as it flows from Guinea through Mali and Niger to Nigeria is generally decreasing, but peak flow levels are also reached increasingly quickly.
Following endorsement of the project s justification note by its development partners, CIWA is set to begin an exciting new partnership with the Niger Basin Authority (NBA) on the Niger River Basin Management Project.
Lead executing agency: Niger Basin Authority (NBA) / Autorite du Bassin du Fleuve Niger (ABN)
Saying a boost in funding by the National Assembly was imperative in achieving sustainable development and bolstering the operations of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA), Nigeria's Senate President, David Mark has recommended a N92 billion budget assignment for the water industry.
Nigeria s federal government is prepared to aid meet N150 million for the Niger Basin Authority to resolve its fiscal debt.
One person will be hired for this purpose, with a mandate to develop the PAD, to liaise with the different partners, to attend consultation/ coordination meetings under the auspices of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA), and to coordinate the conduct of additional studies.
The Niger Basin Authority (NBA), Niamey, Niger, Tel: (277) 724-595, E-mail: sec-executif@abn.