Remote sensing technology helps close the transboundary water data gap in Africa
Posted in : Blog 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 : Blog 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 : Blog 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.
The integrated problemshed: a solution for water security in the G5 Sahel
Posted in : Blog 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 : Videos 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 : Blog 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 : Latest 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 : Podcast 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 : Blog 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.
How to Measure Success in Transboundary Water Cooperation?
Posted in : Blog on 11 October 2021
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.