Niger Basin Commission (NBC) | Functions, Aims & Objectives

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Niger Basin Commission (NBC)

The River Niger Basin Commission is an inter-governmental organization in the West African subregion that was established in 1964. Its current membership comprises Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger Republic, Benin Republic, the Gambia, Mali and Burkina Faso.

Niger Basin Commission (NBC) | Functions, Aims & Objectives

Niger Basin Commission (NBC)

Aims and Objectives of Niger Basin Commission

The main objective of Niger Basin Commission is to organize and promote studies and programmes geared towards the development of the Niger River for the mutual benefits of all countries concerned.

Problems of the Niger Basin Commission

Niger Basin Commission major constraints in not achieving its main objectives are dearth of technical and managerial staff as well as shortage of financial resources.


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