The Makonde Plateau Water Supply Scheme will upgrade and rehabilitate water treatment and distribution systems to supply 500,000 people. The project investments are intended to improve social development and kick-start growth in the local economy, encourage cross-border economic activities and further develop a growing transport corridor in the region.
The Songwe River Basin Development Programme (SRBDP) aims to enhance adaptation to climate change, mitigate adverse environmental impacts on food production and capitalise on economic opportunities available in the Basin. It comprises 26 multi-sectoral projects.
The Incomati Flood Risk Management Project will reduce flood and drought vulnerability for outgrowers, small farmers and 50,000 households in the Lower Incomati floodplain in Mozambique.
The Lesotho-Botswana Water Transfer (L-BWT) Scheme will supply water to Botswana, Lesotho and South Africa from the Makhaleng Dam – part of the Lesotho Lowlands Water Supply Scheme – through a water conveyance pipeline of approximately 700 km in length from Lesotho, through South Africa, to Botswana.
The Okavango Delta is globally recognised as a biologically rich and valuable ecosystem, as demonstrated by its status as a Wetland of International Importance (Ramsar site), UNESCO’s 1,000th World Heritage Site, and the centrepiece of Botswana’s vibrant tourism.