The city of Bujumbura hosted on December 08, 2022, the tenth conference of ministers of the Lake Tanganyika Authority. Delegations from the contracting countries of the convention on the sustainable management of the waters of Lake Tanganyika took part, in the presence of the Vice-President of the Republic of Burundi, Mr. Prosper BAZOMBANZA.
The Lake Kivu and Rusizi River basin is an integral part of the Lake Tanganyika basin. Thus, Burundi, DRC, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Zambia share a common geographic and hydrological unit of global importance in terms of fresh surface water volumes, biodiversity and drinking water resources, fisheries, energy, and transport routes. Two Basin Authorities are active … Continue reading ALT and ABAKIR signed a Letter of Understanding which defines areas of cooperation and responsibilities of the parties.
On Wednesday 3rd August 2021, the Lake Tanganyika Authority and the Inter-Governmental Standing Committee on Shipping signed a Memorandum of Cooperation. The ceremony took place in the premises of Tanganyika Lake Authority with the presence of senior officials of these two institutions.
A team of experts from the Contracting States of the Lake Tanganyika Authority carried out a field mission to Kalemie in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on the Lukuga River, the outlet of Lake Tanganyika. The objective of the mission was to identify the probable factors of this spectacular rise in the water level of Lake Tanganyika. The conclusions of that field mission were presented on Monday, July 12, 2021, in a workshop organized in Bujumbura
For the in-depth analysis of the spectacular rise of the waters of Lake Tanganyika, whose consequences are incalculable, a delegation led by Mr. Tusanga Mukanga Sylvain, Executive Director of the Lake Tanganyika Authority has undertaken a field mission to Kalemie.