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Niger Basin Authority (NBA) : Flood control in the Niger Basin
Publié : Mars 2015
The project for support to the Niger Basin Authority (NBA) by the German International Cooperation Agency for Development (GIZ) on flood control ends in early 2016.
The Deltares / UNESCO-IHE / IOWater group, in charge of the project implementation, has carried out :
- Mapping of flood risk in the basin and in pilot zones (Niamey in Niger and Malanville in Benin) ;
- Development of a flood forecasting model ;
- Improvement of hydrological data management (Niger HYCOS) ;
- Improvement of the warning system.
Training courses are also provided by the group to strengthen the abilities of the NBA teams.
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