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Remote sensing technology helps close the transboundary water data gap in Africa

Posted in : on 1 September 2022

Credible and consistent data on the quantity and quality of water is vital in ensuring the equitable and efficient management, distribution, and usage of transboundary water – which is imperative in addressing major regional development challenges as well as contributing to a reduction in conflict and displacement.

Invisible Bonds: Resilience Building in the Horn of Africa’s Borderlands

Posted in : on 22 August 2022

Fostering stakeholder dialogue, embedding trust, and building relationships underpinned by equitable information and knowledge sharing, will be pivotal for the Horn of Africa to build back greener and develop resilient development pathways.

Protecting Lake Victoria for a green, resilient, and inclusive future

Posted in : on 14 March 2022

The World Bank Water Global Practice and CIWA Program teams are taking the lead to protect Lake Victoria in Eastern Africa.

Forging ahead towards a more gender equal world in transboundary water management in Sub-Saharan Africa

Posted in : on 8 March 2022

If we want to begin to tackle the deep-seated drivers of gender inequality so that women can operate in an environment where their voice and role are truly accepted, we need to be more ambitious.

The integrated problemshed: a solution for water security in the G5 Sahel

Posted in : on 3 March 2022

In the Sahel, where most bodies of water cross national borders, water is both a fundamental constraint and an integrator for development.

CIWA at 10: An overview of the program

Posted in : on 16 December 2021

Ten years ago, sub-Saharan African countries and development partners came together with the vision of sparking greater cooperation among countries sharing transboundary waters.

Elevating groundwater knowledge, exploration capacity, and resources development in the Sahel region of West Africa

Posted in : on 9 December 2021

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

THE COOPERATION IN INTERNATIONAL WATERS IN AFRICA PROGRAM RELEASES ITS TENTH ANNUAL REPORT

Posted in : on 1 December 2021

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.

Biodiversity & effective transboundary water cooperation programs

Posted in : on 26 October 2021

Sarah Moyer, Senior Environmental Specialist, summarizes how the World Bank and CIWA are exploring ways to align transboundary water cooperation efforts with freshwater biodiversity protection.

On the International Day of Rural Women, spotlighting water sector projects that enhance African women’s participation and professional development

Posted in : on 14 October 2021

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.

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