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SAHEL GROUNDWATER INITIATIVE

In this interview, team leaders François Bertone and Mariam Sou discuss the key components of the Sahel Groundwater Initiative.

IT’S HERE: CIWA’S 2021 ANNUAL REPORT!

Amid the global pandemic, CIWA’s work to ensure water access to sustain lives, increase peace and prosperity, and improve resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa is more important than ever.

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

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Water Events

World Water Day 2022 - Groundwater, Making the invisible, visible

March 22, 2022

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New Publications

CIWA's 2021 Annual Report!


 

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JUST PUBLISHED: @CIWAProgram’s 10-Year Anniversary Report, “CIWA AT 10: A Decade of Building Trust and Improving #Water Security in Sub-Saharan #Africa”

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ANNUAL REPORT FY2021


We have accomplished much in the last year despite the challenges of working amid a global pandemic, a testament to the tenacity, commitment, and creativity of our staff and our partners in Sub-Saharan Africa. Inside this Annual Report, you will read CIWA’s determination to build resilience and support riparian governments on their path toward more impactful, data-driven, and collaborative management of transboundary waters.

The 2021 Report is now available here:

VIDEOS 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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