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Researcher: 
Mitchell
Data entry notes: 
https://www.wto.org/french/tratop_f/tpr_f/s129-2_f.doc; L'OBK a été créée en 1977. Elle a pour objet de traiter de toutes les questions relatives aux activités à réaliser dans le bassin de la rivière Kagera, telles que la mise en valeur des ressources en eau et des potentialités hydroélectriques; l'approvisionnement en eau et la fourniture des services correspondants; le développement de l'agriculture et de l'élevage, la sylviculture et l'assainissement des terres; l'exploitation minière; les transports et les communications; le commerce; le tourisme; la protection de la faune et son développement; la pêche; le développement industriel; et la protection de l'environnement. Ses membres sont: Burundi, Ouganda, Rwanda et Tanzanie. Dans la pratique, l'OBK n'est pas fonctionnelle. Des négociations sont en cours pour sa relance. "OBK was established in 1977. Its purpose is to deal with all matters relating to the activities to be carried out in the Kagera river basin, such as the development of water resources and hydroelectric potential; Water supply and the provision of related services; The development of agriculture and livestock, forestry and land reclamation; mining; Transport and communications; Trade; tourism; The protection of wildlife and its development; the Peach; Industrial development; And the protection of the environment. Its members are Burundi, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania. In practice, the OBK is not functional. Negotiations are underway for its revival."
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Agreement For The Establishment Of An Organization To Manage And Develop The Kagera River Basin
Possible Sources (additional): 
FAO LEGISLATIVE STUDY - 61, #8; UN Natural Resources/Water Series No. 13 (ST/ESA/141, 1984), p. 32; Sand
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Date IEA was signed: 
1977-08-24
Signature Year: 
1977
Place IEA was signed: 
Rusumu
Date IEA entered into force: 
1978-02-05
Terminated?
Term Date: 
1995-01-01
Term Type: 
""the kagera basin organization (kbo) became defunct after 1995. Its assets were taken over by the Nile Basin Initiative" p. 67 https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/cooperation-in-the-law-of-transboundary-water-resources/development-of-international-water-law/17970DFD383ED089D3723B48A998E854
Term by ID: 
unclear
Treaty Type
Membership eligibility (multilateral, bilateral, etc): 
Agreement Type Level 3: 
E (environment) Code (agreement is environmental or not): 
Environmental
Source for E (environmental) code: 
Preamble: Determined to develop ... the exploitation of electric power in the areas of the basin, fishing, agriculture, mines, industries and tourism,
Text used for E (environmental) coding: 
Preamble: Determined to develop ... the exploitation of electric power in the areas of the basin, fishing, agriculture, mines, industries and tourism,
Words used to code as Environmental: 
mine/agricult/electric/fish/mines
Lineage
Lineage: 
Kagera River Basin
Sequence in lineage: 
100.000
Secretariat and auspices
Legacy
Hidden fields
Version: 
2007.10
AmendProtToB: 
2869
AmendProtToC: 
2869
AmendProtToType: 
Agreement
Inclusion Auto-Generated: 
MEA - Multilateral Environmental Agreements
Subject: 
Energy/Species/Agriculture/Fauna/Fish/Environment/Nature/Weapons
Category: 
ENV/FISH
Lang1: 
FR.txt
Deletable
Treaty Text (legacy)
Core Filename: 
1977-KageraRiverBasinOrganization
Date text posted to IEA: 
200501
Member Code: 
BDI,RWA,TZA,UGA,
Members: 
Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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