George (Rock) Pring, Katie Allison
- Rivers — Water — Indigenous peoples — Sustainable development — Natural resources
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 The Zambezi River is one of the world’s great international watercourses , the largest river in southern Africa and ‘the most shared resource’ in the region (Mafuta). Thus far, the sharing has been done without a comprehensive treaty governing international regulation of the use of water ( Water, International Regulation of the Use of ) . Water development in the basin has chiefly involved ‘national single-purpose projects [which] have rarely taken into consideration the interests of other users or countries or the consequential environmental impacts’ (Hoekstra...