* Reaffirm that the African Union accepts the IBWT as an African Project and urges international involvement;
* Recommend that the African Development Bank facilitates the creation of a Lake Fund of $50bn, to be sourced from African states and donations by Africa's development partners, to fund the Lake Chad IBWT and infrastructure projects.
The Abuja Declaration endorses the Inter Basin Water Transfer (IBWT) project, which experts see as the most viable option to revive Lake Chad.
He underlined the limit of water distribution between Pakistan and India has been laid down in IBWT .
Upholding IBWT is inevitable for peace and stability in the region, he said adding World Bank should ensure implementation of international treaties by India besides playing its constructive role.
Therefore, modeling the operations of IBWT project as a water-resource supply chain is an innovative way to study and develop economic incentives that can be built into a mechanism for the integrated management of IBWT projects.
Besides, most of the water-resource pricing methods for IBWT project are traditional cost-based accounting methods.
Therefore, the management of an IBWT project is different from managing a commercial product.
Most of the IBWT projects are managed under the integrated management mode, and the water-pricing mechanism is controlled by the government.
In accordance with the IBWT of 1960, India can't construct any dam on the river Indus, Chenab and Jhelum but can use the water of these rivers for her small power plants within the prescribed limit.
The World Bank contended that it was not the guarantor of IBWT nevertheless it could appoint an expert to look into the matter and give his verdict.
It is now being felt in Pakistan that IBWT has been proved to be in favor of India.