The Nile basin is the watershed of the Nile River and its tributaries. By the terms of a colonial era treaty rights to 80% of the water in the basin is reserved to Egypt and Sudan. In 2010 negotiations were underway which would establish a new treaty opening up the possibility of water development in the upper basin state, notably Ethiopia.
- ↑ "Egypt and Thirsty Neighbors Are at Odds Over Nile" article by Thanassis Cambanis in The New York Times September 25, 2010, accessed September 26, 2010
- "The Nile Basin Initiative and its Implications in Post Conflict South Sudan" PDF file
- "Sisi Goes to Addis Ababa" oped by Alex de Waaljan in The New York Times January 26, 2015
- "Egyptian, Ethiopian FMs hold press conference" 27 June 2014