Agreement between the government of the United Arab Republic and the government of Sudan for full utilization of the Nile waters
Agreement Type: agreement, trans-national
This document, signed in Cairo, represents a primary agreement between the included parties. The primary issue covered by this document is water quantity, but is linked to non-water issues via capital.
Comments on this agreement from the TFDD International Freshwater Treaties Database include:Technical committees set up. An agreed-upon view would be shown to other riparian states. Flow reductions to other riparians would be shared equally. Projects to reduce evaporative losses in the swamps will be begun.and regarding allocations: Egypt: 48 BCM. Sudan:4 BCM. Agreement on the evaporative losses in Sudanese swamps would be reflected in equal shared costs..
Case Studies Related to this Agreement
|Projects and Initiatives||Agreements and Treaties|
- Full EnglishText available from the Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Database (TFDD). Oregon State University. — This agreement is included in the TFDD Agreeements Database.http://ocid.nacse.org/tfdd/treaties.php?page=full&origin=river&tn=230
- ^ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Agreement between the government of the United Arab Republic and the government of Sudan for full utilization of the Nile waters entry in the Transboundary Freshwater Agreements Database, a Product of the Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Database. Department of Geosciences, Oregon State University. Additional information about the TFDD can be found at: <http://www.transboundarywaters.orst.edu>. Entry accessed online August 30 2014 at: http://ocid.nacse.org/tfdd/treaties.php?page=full&origin=river&tn=230
|Agreement Includes Riparian||Sudan + and Egypt +|
|Agreement Signed||8 November 1959 +|
|Agreement Type||agreement + and trans-national +|
|Related Initiatives or Commissions||Permanent Joint Technical Commission on the Nile +|