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The Contribution of the Subregional Organizations to the Politics of Integrated Water Ressource Management: Case of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA)

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The Niger Basin Authority (NBA) is a subregional organization shared by nine countries of West Africa and the center (Benin, Burkina, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Guinea, Mali Niger, Nigeria and Chad). The politics of the Niger River water management always remains actuality to reach the objectives of sustainable development. The stakes of the Niger river water resource management are important, because they present themselves in terms of health, food, socio-economic, financiers, environmental, politics and géopolitics. From where the necessity to adopt the IWRM (Integrated Water ResourcesManagement) as a means of sustainable management. It is therefore essential to go through the diagnosis of all the problems related to this water resource in the Niger basin and to make the promotion of a rational and sustainable management, in order to ensure fairness between the different users, a healthy water, the durability of water resource and the fairness of the system; while facilitating the political, social and economic integration between the member states with development perspectives wthin the framework of the shared vision.

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Aly, M. (2019) The Contribution of the Subregional Organizations to the Politics of Integrated Water Ressource Management: Case of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA). Open Journal of Political Science, 9, 276-290. doi: 10.4236/ojps.2019.92015.

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