KPMG has launched a Project Information Memorandum for Chobe Zambezi Water Transfer Scheme in Botswana. Through this Information Memorandum (IM), the Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) wishes to disseminate information and engage with the market to assess the appetite for the project.
Botswana, facing water stress and recurring droughts, plans to address this issue by utilizing its allocated 𝟒𝟗𝟓 𝑴𝒎𝟑/𝒂 water share from the Chobe/Zambezi River. This allocation has been granted by the Zambezi Watercourse Commission (ZAMCOM) and is set to be accessed through a ~1500+km pipeline stretching from Kazungula to Mmamashia.
The key stakeholders of the water scheme are:
The pipeline aims to secure a sustainable water supply for the country and improve its water resilience. The project is expected to be operational in the year 2027.