Posted in : A View From The Field on 26 February 2024
Abibata worked on a CIWA project in 2021 to uncover the challenges of access to groundwater for irrigation by farmers in the Sahel, focusing on the constraints that women in Burkina Faso face when deploying groundwater irrigation. Read her story.
Posted in : Blog on 14 February 2024
CIWA has designed a pilot program to foster a cadre of men to spur changes in social norms and values on gender in transboundary water management and development.
Posted in : Blog on 5 February 2024
Thanks to work on transboundary aquifers, like the study led by Matlhogonolo Mmese, a better understanding of regional groundwater is possible. Read her story.
Posted in : Blog on 11 December 2023
Africa’s water resources are a huge opportunity to harness for economic growth. CIWA strives to do its just-released Annual Report 2023—Water Knows No Boundaries: For a climate-resilient and peaceful Africa.
Posted in : Blog on 18 October 2023
Asia found her CIWA-funded training inspiring, prompting her to create small, but smart innovations that are transforming the lives of the women and youth in her community of Kampala, Uganda.
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.