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

BUILDING CLIMATE RESILIENCE

CIWA is committed to build resilience in the Niger Basin region, recently marred with floods, to help communities plan better and respond to natural occurrences.

INSIGHTS

Woman Engineer paves the way for groundwater access in Zambia

Eng. Beatrice Kanyamuna-Pole, Senior Hydrogeologist, in the Department of Water Resource Development, Zambia shares her journey as a woman contributing to the water sector.

Enhancing Niger Basin’s Ecosystem

The Niger River – a source of life and hope – can be destructive if not properly managed. The recent floods in Niger and Mali show that it can have damaging consequences, especially on the communities living on the edge of the river.

ANNUAL REPORT FY2019

In 2018, CIWA committed to deepening its engagement in fragile and conflict-affected situations. In our latest annual report, we discuss the progress made toward this goal – particularly in the Horn of Africa.

MEDIA

THE CRUCIAL ROLE OF GROUNDWATER IN ZAMBIA

Groundwater is an important source of water in Zambia, where long periods of drought increase the demand for water. CIWA is supporting a pilot project to address water shortages in Zambia by providing Chongwe residents with access to sustainably managed groundwater.

Ethiopia Bisrat: A Water Resources Engineer Story

Ethiopia Bisrat, Water Resources Engineer from Ethiopia shares her experience as an ENTRO participant, how it built her capacity and helped define her career path.

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