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CIWA's Across the Pond Podcast: A conversation with Mrs Faye, Hydrogeologist in the Sahel region

Because many Sahelians pursuing careers in groundwater must attend universities abroad to obtain advanced degrees and may remain overseas to work, a homegrown master’s degree program could reverse that trend and build up regional expertise. Listen to Mrs Seynabou, teacher and hydrogeologist in the Sahel region.

CIWA's Annual Report 2022 is out!

The just-released Annual Report 2022 chronicles CIWA’s efforts to build Africa’s resilience, water security, and economic development in the 2022 fiscal year, which ended June 30, 2022.

Building on the success of the Regional Nile Basin HydroMet Project: NBI addresses water quality challenges in the Nile Basin

The CIWA-funded Nile Cooperation for Climate Resilience (NCCR) project is aimed at supporting riparian countries in addressing water quality challenges through the improvement of national water quality monitoring and information systems using a coordinated approach.

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Water Events

UN Water Summit on Groundwater

The UN-Water Summit on Groundwater will take place on 7 and 8 December 2022 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France, and is planned as a hybrid meeting with the most possible on-side presence.

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World Biodiversity Summit

December 7 - 19, 2022 in Montreal, Canada, governments from around the world will come together to agree on a new set of goals to guide global action through 2030 to halt and reverse nature loss.

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Partner News

5th SADC Groundwater Conference

Windhoek, Namibia - 16, 17 & 18 November 2022 with online participation option

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IGRAC's new regional transboundary aquifer map of Africa identifies 106 TBAs

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New Publications

Discover the CIWA's Lake Victoria Learning Notes Series

Overview of the causes of degradation of water quality in Lake Victoria and explored potential engagement areas to improve it

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