An integrated river basin planning approach – Nyando case study in Kenya
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The river basin has long been acknowledged as the appropriate unit of analysis for water resources management and has also been named by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED 1992) as the logical unit for integrated water resources management in Agenda 21, chapter 18. The comprehensive methodology framework for analysis structures the decision making process, starting with the problem identification, through the weighing of various options to the final selection of the most appropriate policy. The integrated planning approach methodology is applied to the 3600 km2 Nyando river basin in western Kenya, one of the sub-basins that drain into Lake Victoria in Eastern Africa. Statistical methods used to check the adequacy and reliability of the available hydrometeorological records revealed existence of trends, inconsistencies and inhomogeneities in some the observational data series. The modular structure of the computational framework consisted of mo.....
Journal1st WARFSA/WaterNet Symposium: Sustainable Use of Water Resources, Mozambique : Maputo, Maputo
Conference Name1st WARFSA/WaterNet Symposium: Sustainable Use of Water Resources
Conference PlaceMozambique : Maputo
Citation1st WARFSA/WaterNet Symposium: Sustainable Use of Water Resources, Mozambique : Maputo, Maputo, p. 1-11
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