Land Deals in the Nile Basin

Up to 10.3 million hectares of land have been acquired by investors in the 11 countries that form the Nile

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Map on Oil and Gas in Sudan/South Sudan

Sudan lost most of its highest producing oil fields when South Sudan seceded in 2011, but it still controls much

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Oil and Gas Blocks in the Nile Basin

Each area on the map is the co-ordinates of an oil or gas “block”, “field” or “concession” and provides basic information about contractors and available contracts.

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Wetlands in the Nile Basin

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Dams in the Nile Basin

Since 1840, in the 11 countries of the Nile Basin, 153 dams have been built or are currently being completed. This map color-codes dams based on three time periods of completion: those completed before 1970, those completed between 1970 and 2017, and those currently being completed.

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The Nile Basin

This Map shows the outline of the boundary of the Nile Basin and the countries it spans indicated in dotted boundary outlines as shown by the map legend. The Nile River, with an estimated length of over 6800 km, is the longest river flowing from south to north over 35 degrees of latitude. The total area of the Nile basin represents 10.3% of the area of the continent and spreads over eleven countries; Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, DRC, Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, and Egypt.

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