Basin organisations : water charters, water codes, ...

Most of the West Africa Basin Organisations have legal texts that help reduce water-related conflicts to the extent possible through sustainable management and use of the resource.

Niger Basin Authority (NBA)

http://www.abn.ne/

Volta Basin Authority VBA)

Organisation for the Development of Senegal River (ODSR)

  • Convention on the legal status of Senegal River
  • Convention on the financing modalities of common infrastructures signed on December 21th, 1978
  • Convention on the financing modalities of common infrastructures on May 12th, 1982
  • Convention on the establishment of the Diama dam use and management company (SOGED) on January 07th, 1997
  • Convention on the establishment of the Manantali energy management company (SOGEM) on January 07th, 1997
  • Water Charter of Senegal River, adopted on May 28th, 2002 (icon _fr (2.92 MB))
  • The International Code on River Navigation and Transports, March 13th 2006

www.omvs.org

Organisation for the Development of Gambia River (ODGR)

http://www.gouv.sn/integration/omvg.html

Mano River Union

http://www.manoriver.com/