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Synthesis report: Cubango-Okavango River Basin Water Audit (CORBWA) Project

Synthesis report: Cubango-Okavango River Basin Water Audit (CORBWA) Project
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2014
  • This report presents a synthesis of studies conducted in the framework of the Cubango-Okavango River Basin Water audit (CORBWA). This water audit is part of a larger project 'Coping with water scarcity: the role of agriculture developing national water audits in Africa' On the supply side, the audit provides information about water availability. On the demand side, it gives a detailed picture, on how water is used, for which purpose and with which value. The audit intends to assess the status and trends of water resources; evaluate water demand trends and access to water; assess the functionality of water related policies and institutions at different administrative levels and provide decision makers with a comprehensive set of policy options.
  • Geographical coverage: Africa, Okavango River Basin
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Auditing, Economic instruments, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), Monitoring, State of water resources, Sustainable development, Water availability, Water demand, Water policy, Water scarcity, Water supply
  • Main target audience: Basin auhorities, Decision makers, Governments, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Impact evaluation
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Case studies, Recommendations, Synthesis report
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Published in 2015