Africa - Water Bodies

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This dataset shows water bodies in Africa including lakes, reservoir, and lagoon. Data is curated from RCMRD Geoportal at The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) was established in Nairobi – Kenya in 1975 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the then Organization of African Unity (OAU), today African Union (AU). RCMRD is an inter-governmental organization and currently has 20 Contracting Member States in the Eastern and Southern Africa Regions; Botswana, Burundi, Comoros, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somali, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. To learn more about RCMRD, please visit

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Author Naichen Zhao
Last Updated April 16, 2020, 08:31 (UTC)
Created October 30, 2017, 03:00 (UTC)
Topic Water
Region Africa
Status Complete
Published year 2015

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