Atlas of water resources and irrigation in Africa

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Title Language: 
English
Physical Location: 
SWALIM reference library
Language: 
English
Abstract: 
Africa is the first continent for which the information system has been completed. This CD-ROM contains all the information collected and processed concerning the African continent, namely: A set of digital tables and maps on water resources and irrigation at continental level and by river basin (major basins and sub-basins) resulting from simulations on the water balance model. A set of GIS coverages and Avenue scripts on water resources and irrigation (Annex 1) intended for advanced users willing to adapt the model to their specific needs. A georeferenced database of African dams in Microsoft� Excel. AQUASTAT country profiles for the 53 countries of Africa. The programme was partly financed by the Dutch Directorate-General for International Cooperation through the Associate Professional Officer Programme. The geographical modelling tool was initially developed with technical assistance of the Center for Research in Water Resources of the University of Texas in Austin under the joint FAO/UNESCO project andrdquoWater Balance of Africaandrdquo.
Shelf Locator: 
2005100461
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Date of publication: 
January, 2001
Extent: 
1 CD- ROM
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Notes: 
1 cd
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