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A new model for a Nile waters treaty
Omer M. A. Mohamed
by Development Studies and Research Centre, Faculty of Economic & Social Studies, University of Khartoum in [Khartoum, Sudan]
Written in English
|Statement||by Omer M.A. Mohamed.|
|Series||DSRC seminar ;, no. 45|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||29 leaves (l folded) ;|
|Number of Pages||29|
|LC Control Number||84980805|
Though lauded as the first ever treaty concluded between two independent riparians which ‘ushered in a new era in the history of the Nile basin’, the agreement is, in substance, not much different from previous colonial era treaties, as its main thrust is to sanction ‘a monopoly on the waters of the Nile by Egypt and the Sudan’ Cited by: The Nile Basin: Towards Cooperation and A New Legal Regime S. Salman Septem The Nile Basin The Nile Waters Agreement Bilateral Treaty between Sudan and Egypt Allocation of entire Nile flow at Aswan (84 bcm) between the two countries.
South Sudan is expected to sign a treaty that would replace a colonial-era law giving most of the Nile River's waters to Egypt and Sudan, Al Jazeera reported J citing local media. The new pact, called the Cooperative Framework Agreement of the Nile Basin Countries or the Entebbe agreement, likely will be ratified and signed at the Nile. Analysis of Past agreements on the Nile in View of the Law of Treaty and the CFA Nebiyu Tedla May 2nd The use of the Nile River has for centuries been monopolized by the lower riparian countries that claim historic right over the waters. The hegemony over the Nile WatersFile Size: KB.
The Nile River is one of the most important resources in Africa and supports the livelihoods of millions of people. Recently, though, efficient and equitable utilization of the waters of the Nile River has become an increasingly contentious issue, with many of the riparian countries demanding a revision of what they believe is an inappropriate legal regime. the nile waters agreement: This agreement was signed between Egypt and Great Britain, which represented at the time Uganda, Kenya, Tanganyika (now Tanzania) and : Reuters Editorial.
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A new model for a Nile waters treaty [Omer M. Mohamed] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Omer M. Mohamed. Treaties between U.K and the powers controlling the Nile Basin Between andthe United Kingdom of Great Britain entered into five agreements on the utilization of the waters of the Nile.
On Apthe United Kingdom and Italy signed a protocol for the demarcation of their respective spheres of influence in Eastern Africa.
Water Treaties in the Eastern Nile Basin 65 Though Ethiopia contributes to 85 per cent of the total Nile flow, the agreement has entitled it to nothing (Kefyalew Mekonnen ). Within the Nile River Basin, the governance of Nile water resources has come to rely on an increasingly outdated colonially-imposed treaty regime.
The core Nile Waters Agreements (signed by Egypt and Britain and Egypt and Sudan in andrespectively) allocate aFile Size: KB. The current legal and political controversy over the Nile water revolves around the Nile Waters Agreement (which guarantees disproportionately high volumes of Nile water (85 percent) to Egypt and gave Egypt the right to monitor the Nile flow in the upstream countries and veto powers on all Nile projects upstream) and the agreement between Britain and Egypt in regards to the use of.
riparians divert the waters of the Nile. A framework for the equitable distribution of Nile waters is urgently required. The purpose of this paper is to explore the legal position of successor states with regard to international treaty commitments.
A case study of the Nile Water Agreements is undertaken to clarify the rights and duties. This casual approach to the new treaty has delayed the formation of the all-important Nile River Basin Commission that is supposed to implement the Nile Basin Co-operative Framework Agreement,and ensure equitable use of the Nile waters among the 10 Nile Basin countries.
Re-thinking another strong regional treaty for the Nile Water is now possible with the new regional system in place and almost all African States gaining their independence from the European Imperialists in what is called African problems with African solutions. The defunct Nile Water Agreement unilaterally File Size: KB.
(). The Nile Waters Agreement in Sudanese‐Egyptian relations. Middle Eastern Studies: Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. Cited by: 6. THE Egyptian Gazette of May 9,carried the text of an agreement on the long-debated question as to the use of the waters of the River Nile.
The agreement, which recognizes on the one the Sudan needs more. water for its development, and on the other hand that Egypt has historic rights in the Nile waters, took the shape of two letters; the first was addressed to Lord Lloyd, Cited by: 3. Buy Proposal for a Nile Waters Treaty by Omer M.
Mohamed (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Omer M. Mohamed. Credits: Roger Ainis (Egypt) February 22 has been declared Nile Day by the countries that share the Nile River Basin.
Nile Day commemorates the signing of the agreement, called the Nile Basin Initiative, to cooperatively manage the river basin.
In correspondence with this day, the ‘Africa ’ workshop "The Nile: Inclusion and Exclusion over a Trans-boundary Resource (water and land. The following paper examines the Nile question from an Egyptian perspective.
The Nile is Egypts main source of water, and 96% of this water originates from outside of its territory. Opinion - The controversial Nile Waters Treaty, which was amended inwas purportedly signed by the British on behalf of Uganda, Kenya and Tanganyika, with the Egyptian and Sudanese.
In fact, shortly after independence from Great Britain inTanganyika’s (now Tanzania, after union with Zanzibar in ) new leader, Julius Nyerere, argued that.
NEW AGREEMENT 5. CONCLUSION 2. 1 INTRODUCTION. Notwithstanding an extraordinary natural endowment and rich cultural history, the.
Nile basin faces considerable challenges. These challenges include water scarcity, poverty, environmental. The Nile Basin Cooperative Framework Agreement: a peacefully unfolding African spring. is the Nile Waters Agreement (Nile Treaty ).
The agreement was concluded in Cairo on 8 November and about the allocation of the Nile waters, and is intertwined with the and treaties.
In addition to this, a Treaty in allocated the bulk of the Nile's waters to Egypt, billion cubic meters (BCM) (or 66%) of the rivers total 84 BCM water flow. Sudan was allocated BCM. The impact of colonial agreements on the regulation of the waters of the River Nile. Water International: Vol. 35, No.
6, pp. Cited by: 4. In terms of jurisdiction and development, the Nile has been cited as one of the few international river basins with legal arrangements for sharing the waters, and has at times been portrayed as a possible model for other international river basins.
Likewise, the book examines the non-treaty based claims of rights of the basin states to the Nile waters, setting out what the equitable uses principle entails as a means of reconciling competing riparian interests, and most importantly, how its functioning affects contemporary legal by: 4.
Four countries yesterday signed a treaty that would pave way for equitable use of the River Nile waters. However, Egypt and Sudan refused to put pen to paper on the treaty. In The Fairness 'Dilemma' in Sharing the Nile Waters, Zeray Yihdego enquires into the fairness issues in connection with the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in light of relevant colonial-era Nile treaties, post Nile framework instruments, and international watercourses GERD is now a fait accompli, but fairness considerations will continue to be Cited by: 2.