Posted in : Latest 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.
Posted in : Blog 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.
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.
Forging ahead towards a more gender equal world in transboundary water management in Sub-Saharan Africa
Posted in : Blog 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.
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.
Reflecting on 20 years of transboundary water engagement in Western Africa: impacts and lessons learned
Posted in : Blog 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 : Blog 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 : Blog on 9 December 2021
In this interview, team leaders François Bertone and Mariam Sou discuss the key components of the Sahel Groundwater Initiative.
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.
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.