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Web Mapping development : Rivers Network

Source RAMSAR sites :https://rsis.ramsar.org

Source "Protected Areas" :World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA), a join project of IUCN and UNEP - March 2018

Source Dams Data Base - GRanDv1 : Lehner, B., C. Reidy Liermann, C. Revenga, C. Vorosmarty, B. Fekete, P. Crouzet, P. Doll, M. Endejan, K. Frenken, J. Magome, C. Nilsson, J.C. Robertson, R. Rodel, N. Sindorf, and D. Wisser. 2011. Global Reservoir and Dam Database, Version 1 (GRanDv1): Dams, Revision 01. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). SEDAC

Source Rainfall :WorldClim Version 2 - Mean average rainfall (mm) -period 1970-2000 resolution 5 minutes (approx 100 km2)

Source Population Data Base: Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2017. Gridded Population of the World, Version 4 (GPWv4): Population Count, Revision 10. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Accessed 23 Feb 2018. These data were treated afterwards by Rivers Network to fit with river basin limits and formated for web maps purposes. The density ranking is based on the DN values from SEDAC data base.

NBD is a network of civil society organizations from the 10 countries of the Nile Basin: Burundi, DRC, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. This network seeks to achieve positive influence over the development of projects and programmes under the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) and other Nile-related programmes.

About the Nile RAK Project. The ‘Nile River Awareness Kit’ (Nile RAK) project is a collaborative partnership between the Nile Transboundary Environmental Action Project (NTEAP) of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) and a project team led by Hatfield Consultants Ltd. (Hatfield) and supported by Strata360 and the FAO. The goal of the Nile RAK project is to promote sustainable management and use of the environment and resources within the Nile Basin.

The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) is an inter-governmental organization dedicated to equitable and sustainable management and development of the shared water resources of the Nile Basin. NBI Member States include Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Eritrea is as an observer.

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