Posted in : Blog on 13 September 2023
The cross-sectoral approach to drought analytical work embodied by the Southern Africa Drought Resilience Initiative technical support program – SADRI – provides a new model for engagement in Southern Africa and regions beyond.
Posted in : Blog on 22 August 2023
CIWA has launched the Male Champion Forum to tackle gender inequalities in transboundary waters. By engaging men as key stakeholders, influencers, and decision makers, this initiative aims to create a positive space for women to participate equally. Let’s empower men to work towards gender equality and transform the water sector.
Posted in : Blog on 19 August 2023
Investing in water supports people, the planet, and the economy—it is a critical accelerator for achieving the SDGs. Globally, investment needs for the water sector exceed $1.37 trillion and must increase six-fold from current levels to meet SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation for all) by 2030.
Posted in : Blog on 17 July 2023
River Basin Organizations (RBOs) are key pillars of international and regional water resources governance, providing countries with a platform for exchanging information and a vehicle to achieve water security but also to materialize broader development objectives.
Posted in : Blog on 10 July 2023
As pressure mounts on the world’s freshwater resources, closer international cooperation is needed to manage the world’s shared rivers, aquifers, and lakes.
Posted in : Blog on 22 May 2023
CIWA is exploring ways to better align its transboundary water cooperation efforts with biodiversity conservation goals, including identifying opportunities at the intersection of transboundary water management and freshwater biodiversity conservation.
Posted in : Blog on 18 April 2023
To better prepare future interventions and enhance awareness of groundwater as a key factor for water security, CIWA created the Sahel Groundwater Initiative technical assistance program.
Posted in : Blog on 8 March 2023
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.
Posted in : Blog on 28 February 2023
The Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA) seeks to promote a broad-based understanding of social inclusion across all levels and sectors of the projects that it supports. The World Bank positions social inclusion as creating opportunities for all people while addressing deep-rooted systemic inequalities. CIWA recognizes the importance of applying a social inclusion lens to its work as part of its commitment to a transformative approach to gender and social inclusion.
Posted in : Blog on 21 February 2023
The Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA), grew out of the progress made by the Nile Basin Trust Fund in water resources management and development in the Nile River Basin. Today, it is now working on a larger scale to enhance the region’s resilience to worsening climate change and water insecurity, elevating the voices of civil society in decisions about water resources, and providing opportunities for riparian dialogue and hydro-diplomacy.