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Providing Water for Food Security to Local Communities in Botswana and Zimbabwe

Posted in : on 21 March 2022

In Botswana, a total of 7094 community members benefited from the community gardening project. The water supply and community gardens that were rehabilitated as part of the project drastically improved their water and food security.

Bold action needed for a water-secure Africa

Posted in : on 19 March 2022

Bolder action is needed to scale up what works well and address systemic obstacles to water security and universal sanitation. On the African continent, there are many pressure points that need transformative action for a greener, more resilient future.

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.

Reflecting on 20 years of transboundary water engagement in Western Africa: impacts and lessons learned

Posted in : on 1 March 2022

This blog examines the World Bank’s 20-year engagement in the Western Africa region to suggest new directions for water resources management and development.

The Cooperation in International Waters in Africa launches its 10-year anniversary social media campaign

Posted in : on 1 February 2022

The three-week campaign aims to take social media audiences on a multimedia journey filled with inspiring video testimonies, postcards, and other content that showcase the breadth and depth of the CIWA Program.

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.

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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