Main features: the greater east region is endowed with abundant water resources, including three major international rivers
and their tributaries, abundant and well-distributed aquifers, numerous ponds and lakes.
"Construction of large dams in international rivers
such as the Nile or Mekong can contribute to tensions among riparian States and the wider affected areas," it said.
Considering that Kabul River plays a key role in irrigating the lands in Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera and adjacent areas, Pakistan needs to reach out a formula with Afghanistan on equitable distribution of shared water resources according to the principles laid out in Helsinki Rules on the Uses of Waters of International Rivers
, 1966 and the UN's Convention on the Law of the Non-navigational Uses of International Watercourses, 1997.
Officially Bangladesh has 405 rivers flowing over it including 57 international rivers
but due to low flow of water in lean periods and man-made choking of natural flows of rivers in many areas across the country people are not getting full benefits of riverine Bangladesh.
Ethiopia's Gibe III Dam, which was completed in 2016, and irrigation in Kuraz sugar plantations have already reduced water feeding the lake, said Africa director of lobby group International Rivers
It has recently been advanced by the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum in a rally to mark International Rivers
Day in Hyderabad, and is worth taking a closer look at.
THATTA -- The fishermen of thatta took out a rally to mark the International Rivers
' Day on Wednesday.
During the meeting, Shoukry briefed Munger on the latest updates and challenges on the GERD issue between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia and expressed Egypt's keenness on benefiting from the technical support offered by the Geneva Water Hub in the field of cooperation between countries that share international rivers
Maureen Harris of the NGO International Rivers
said this is a concern given the 'clear need' for stronger standards and compliance for hydropower projects regionally.
During the meeting, they discussed the program of water resources management in the Nile Basin and the Slovenians' understanding of Egypt's concerns regarding the rules of international law governing the management of international rivers
, Abu Zeid added.
Quoting Transparency International, International Rivers
described the Bakun Dam in Sarawak as a 'monument to corruption.' It was built
The Mekong, Southeast Asia's lifeline that is running at a record low since late last year, is just one of the international rivers
China has dammed.