ECOWAS region - Hydropower potential in Sub-catchment areas

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This dataset shows subareas (sub-catchments) for West Africa and the estimated hydropower potential as well as several other interesting attributes for hydropower development and climate change projections and impact on hydropower potential.

The data-set is one of the outputs of a complete assessment of the hydro-power potential for all west African rivers implemented by ECREEE under the framework of the small hydropower program. For more information please visit

You can visualize the data-set according to several attributes here

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Last Updated May 5, 2021, 10:19 (UTC)
Created June 6, 2017, 17:31 (UTC)
Topic Renewable energy; Hydropower; Resource assessments
Country Sierra Leone; Ghana; Guinea-Bissau; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Benin; Guinea; Côte d'Ivoire; Liberia; Gambia; Togo; Burkina Faso; Mali
Region Africa
Status Complete
Coordinate Reference System WGS84
Published year 2016
Start date 1998
End date 2014

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