4993

Researcher: 
Mitchell
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Statutes of the Volta Basin Authority
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Date IEA was signed: 
2007-11-16
Signature Year: 
2007
Place IEA was signed: 
Ouagadougou
Date IEA entered into force: 
2007-11-16
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: Considering that, in spite of the existence of important projects and programmes related to research and socio-economic development activities, there is continuous degradation of the natural resources of the Volta basin, especially its water resources, as a result of climate change and variations of the past decades, on the one hand, and by the negative impacts of the human activities carried out throughout the basin on the other hand; Convinced that the creation of an inter-States organization for the management of the Volta basin is essential to reinforce dialogue between the riparian countries and to effectively coordinate development action and promote sustainable water resources management in the Volta basin:
Text used for E (environmental) coding: 
Preamble: Considering that, in spite of the existence of important projects and programmes related to research and socio-economic development activities, there is continuous degradation of the natural resources of the Volta basin, especially its water resources, as a result of climate change and variations of the past decades, on the one hand, and by the negative impacts of the human activities carried out throughout the basin on the other hand; Convinced that the creation of an inter-States organization for the management of the Volta basin is essential to reinforce dialogue between the riparian countries and to effectively coordinate development action and promote sustainable water resources management in the Volta basin:
Specific words used to code agreement as E (environmental): 
natural resources/freshwater resources/climate change/sustainable water resources management
Lineage
Lineage: 
Volta Basin Authority
Sequence in lineage: 
400.000
Secretariat and auspices
Secretariat: 
Legacy
Hidden fields
Version: 
2014.10
AmendProtToB: 
4993
AmendProtToC: 
4993
AmendProtToType: 
Agreement
Inclusion Auto-Generated: 
MEA - Multilateral Environmental Agreements
Subject: 
FreshwaterResources/Nature/Pollution/Air/
Category: 
ENV
Lang1: 
EN.txt
Deletable
Treaty Text (legacy)
Core Filename: 
2007-VoltaBasinStatutes
Date text posted to IEA: 
20140707
OrigMEAgrees: 
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