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Niger basin February 2008 bulletin

February 2008 in the entire Niger basin with an extreme low flow recorded in the Upper Niger basin. For example at Koulikoro (Fig 1) the flow recorded was lower than that recorded in 1985, the lowest flow record. This situation was due to the low releases from the Selingue and Markala dams upsteream and was not as a result rainfall runoffs during the last wet season upstream.

1093: Reversing Land and Water Degradation Trends in the Niger River Basin

20 May 2010


Niger basin February 2008 bulletin.pdf