|Okavango River Basin Commission (Okacom)
|Botswana, Namibia, Angola
Very little known about development of Cubango and Cuito in Angola since
civil war. One dam in ephermeral Omatako river in Namibia to supply
Windhoek. Major diversions from Okavango to Namibia will be necessary
by 2005. One dam in Botswana to supply Orapa diamond mine.
Proposed development plans in Botswana shelved after critical IUCN report
1992. Permanent tripartite commission established 1994.
|No joint secretariat
Okacom meets once or twice per year, the location of the meetings rotates
|Founded in 1991 as bilateral commission between Botswana
Angola member since 1994
Aims: protection of the Okavango River especially the river delta
in North Botswana, fair water distribution between member states