Nile Basin Research Programme

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The Nile Basin Research Programme (NBRP) ran from 2006 - 2011. These pages are kept as an archive. 

The programme served as a framework for research on topics specifically relevant to the Nile Basin. This strategic, multidisciplinary research programme focused on contested resources, climate dynamics, health, and socio-economic challenges. The research reflected regional priorities and targetd post doctoral and senior researchers of regional institutions.

TV series
The Nile

The Nile Quest

In his new TV documentary, ‘The Nile Quest’, UiB Professor Terje Tvedt takes us on a spectacular journey through the history of the fabled river to today’s looming conflict over the control of the Nile’s precious but limited resource.

Bend in the River Nile north of Lake Nasser.

Preparing for change along the Nile

Two new development programmes aim to shape policy on water management in Asia and Africa. The projects kicked off early January in Sri Lanka.

New book
Flooded Temple of Isis, Philae, Egypt. 1900-1920

Accolades for book on the history of the Nile

Professor Tvedt’s latest book on the Nile has been enthusiastically received by critics, cementing the UiB professor’s position as an outstanding communicator.

Waterfall, Blue Nile

High stakes in negotiations in the Nile Basin

On 6 December, the Nile Basin Research Programme organised a seminar to highlight important developments in the ongoing negotiations about the apportionment of the Nile waters.

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