300

Researcher: 
Mitchell
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Signature Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 
1969-01-21
Signature Year: 
1969
Signature Place: 
Lisbon
Signature-2nd bilateral: 
Entry into force (EIF) Date: 
Terminated?
Term Date: 
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Agreement In Regard To The First Phase Of Development Of The Water Resources Of The Kunene River Basin
Possible Sources (additional): 
Parshikova: South Africa ; MOFA List; saf15963.doc; LEX-FAOC015963; http://mgd.nacse.org/cgi-bin/qml2.0/watertreaty/intl_treaties.qml?qml_screen=full&TN=106
Treaty Type
Multilateral / Bilateral / Other - New: 
Agreement Type Level 3: 
E (environment) Code (agreement is environmental or not): 
Environmental
Source for E (environmental) code: 
Preamble: Comprehensive studies carried out at the direction of both Governments in accordance with section 1 of the said Agreement of 13th October 1964, as well as various discussions and negotiations at technical and diplomatic levels on the best joint utilization of the water resources of the Kunene River Basin in terms of the said section, and is aimed at achieving the following benefits: (a) The regulation of the flow of the Kunene River; (b) The improvement of generation of hydro-electric power at Matala; (c) Initial irrigation and the supply of water for human and animal requirements in the middle-Kunene; (d) The supply of water for human and animal requirements in South West Africa and for initial irrigation in Ovamboland; (e) The generation of hydroelectric power at Ruacana.
Text used for E (environmental) coding: 
Preamble: Comprehensive studies carried out at the direction of both Governments in accordance with section 1 of the said Agreement of 13th October 1964, as well as various discussions and negotiations at technical and diplomatic levels on the best joint utilization of the water resources of the Kunene River Basin in terms of the said section, and is aimed at achieving the following benefits: (a) The regulation of the flow of the Kunene River; (b) The improvement of generation of hydro-electric power at Matala; (c) Initial irrigation and the supply of water for human and animal requirements in the middle-Kunene; (d) The supply of water for human and animal requirements in South West Africa and for initial irrigation in Ovamboland; (e) The generation of hydroelectric power at Ruacana.
Specific words used to code agreement as E (environmental): 
water/africa/animal/electric/hydroelectric/irrigat/river/utilization of the water
Lineage
Lineage: 
Kunene
Sequence: 
300.000
Secretariat and auspices
Legacy
Hidden fields
Version: 
2007.10
Inclusion Auto-Generated: 
BEA - Bilateral Environmental Agreements
Subject: 
Energy/Freshwater/FreshwaterResources/Species/Fauna/Region
Category: 
ENV
Lang1: 
EN.txt
Deletable
Treaty Text (legacy)
Core Filename: 
1969-FirstPhaseWaterResourcesKuneneRiverBasin
Notes (incl. non-URL source for text): 
?? website lists a lot of agreements with Angola and Mozambique -- maybe they mixed sets of data?; An Agreement concerning technical and financial requirements for the construction of dams for various purposes in the territory of South Africa. After comprehensive studies carried out at the direction of both Governments in accordance with section 1 of the said Agreement of 13th October 1964, as well as various discussions and negotiations at technical and diplomatic levels on the best joint utilization of the water resources of the K unene River Basin in terms of the said section, the Agreement is aimed at achieving, inter alia, the following benefits: a) regulation of the flow of the Kunene River; b) improvement of generation of hydroelectric power at Matala; c) initial irrigation and the supply of water for human and animal consumption in the middle-Kunene; d) supply of water for human and animal requirements in South West Africa and for initial irrigation in Ovamboland; f) generation of hydro-electric power at Ruacana. Th e two Governments agree: that the part studies carried out by the South African and Portuguese study groups taken in conjunction shall serve as a guide for the development of the water resources of the Kunene River basin; that a Permanent Joint Technical Commission be established, which shall act solely in an advisory capacity, to study and report on matters relating to the present Agreement; the Commission shall consist of an equal number of members from each country, appointed by the respectiv e Governments. The South African authorities, shall for the production of power, have the exclusive use in perpetuity of the flow of the river regulated by the dams of the first phase, from the upstream limit of the Ruacana diversion weir basin to below the Ruacana power fall.; FAO Descriptors: 110; 207; 239; 100; 208; 231; 073; 232; 234; 217; 204; TFDD Basin: Kunene; BAS-FAOC015182;
Date text posted to IEA: 
200502
Member Code: 
PRT,ZAF,
Members: 
South Africa,Portugal,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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