A ONE OF A KIND COOPERATION The Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA) program assists riparian governments in Sub-Saharan Africa in unlocking the potential for sustainable, climate-resilient growth by addressing constraints to cooperative water resources management and development. LEARN MORE Cooperation in International Waters in Africa

million direct beneficiaries through CIWA programs and mobilized investments

transboundary institutions strengthened to improve regional cooperation

investment opportunities with regional benefits influenced by projects in operation

PROMOTING COLLABORATION FOR HARNESSING LAKE CHAD’S POTENTIAL

INSIGHTS

WATER PROJECTS THAT ENSURE MORE FEMALE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

For the International Day of Rural Women (October 15), we spotlight two technical exchanges that create opportunities for women to meaningfully contribute to improving water quality and advance their careers in the water sector.

HOW TO MEASURE SUCCESS IN TRANSBOUNDARY WATER COOPERATION?

The World Bank and CIWA have tried to address this question taking one key area of international cooperation where we have supported our member countries for decades: cooperation over transboundary rivers and aquifers.

Partner News

SADC-GMI : Focus on a project aimed at the sustainable management of groundwater in the SADC region

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Water Events

The 8th Africa Water Week (Virtual)

November 22-26, 2021

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New Publications

CIWA GESI Framework is now available!


 

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Partner News

Southern Africa Development Community's 4th Groundwater Conference (Virtual)

November 10-12, 2021

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Tweet of the Week

What does it take to reduce #flood/#drought risks & build climate resilience in E. Africa? Check out this NEW blog about a dynamic regional cooperation that has regional organizations putting in place Nile river basin-wide flood/drought forecasting systems bit.ly/3o1nwj0

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ANNUAL REPORT FY2020

In FY20, CIWA expanded its portfolio in important regions while laying emphasis on cross cutting issues such as gender and social inclusion, climate resilience, and fragility, conflict, and violence (FCV). In this year's report, we share the status of our ongoing projects and provide a glimpse of our new and upcoming activities.

The FY20 report is now available in English and French.

MEDIA and PODCASTS

Meet Dr Hellen Natu, the Regional Manager, NBD

Dr Hellen Natu, Regional Manager, Nile Basin Discourse (NBD) explains how NBD is promoting gender-equal policies and programs through an enabling environment and encouraging women’s proactive role in transboundary water issues.

Promoting collaboration for harnessing Lake Chad's potential

CIWA is supporting the Lake Chad Basin Commission’s endeavor to encourage cooperation and talks among the countries sharing the Lake and prioritize actions to mitigate poverty and enhance lives of its inhabitants for bringing peace and stability in the region.

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