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SADC Today, Vol.7 No.3 August 2004
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Zambezi Watercourse Commission: The origins and purpose
The signing of the Zambezi Watercourse Commission agreement on 13 July is one of SADCís achievements toward poverty eradication and economic development as outlined in the Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan (RISDP).

The agreement was signed in Kasane, Botswana, by ministers responsible for water from seven of the eight riparian states -- Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, United Republic of Tanzania and Zimbabwe. Zambia did not sign but pledged to do so before the August SADC Summit after further consultation at national level. SADC has identified poverty reduction as the number one priority on its integration agenda, and the launch signifies strategies for poverty reduction through shared resources including water ...

SADC Today, August 2004
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