Posted in : Blog on 23 February 2021
Lake Chad is the fourth largest lake in Africa. This rich, tropical Lake with its related wetlands is shared by Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria.
Posted in : Blog on 9 December 2020
If used sustainably, groundwater could provide potable water to the estimated 40% of SADC inhabitants that currently lack access to safe drinking water and sanitation services.
Posted in : Blog on 20 October 2020
Utilizing groundwater is undeniably essential for increasing shared prosperity in the Sahel – especially since surface water is so scarce. But support from science is needed for an effective and sustainable development of this invisible resource.
Posted in : Blog on 16 October 2020
Eng. Beatrice Kanyamuna-Pole, Senior Hydrogeologist, in the Department of Water Resource Development, Zambia shares her journey as a woman contributing to the water sector.
Posted in : Blog on 13 September 2020
The Niger River – a source of life and hope – can be destructive if not properly managed. The recent floods in Niger and Mali show that it can have damaging consequences, especially on the communities living on the edge of the river.
Posted in : Blog on 9 August 2020
On International Youth Day 2020, Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA) celebrates the contribution of young women in the African water sector by helping improve water resources management.
Posted in : Blog on 24 July 2020
COVID-19 has set new rules for us – regular handwashing, wearing of masks, and frequent sanitization. All these have become the ‘new normal’ as we embrace physical distancing with the hope of preventing infections and protecting human health.
Posted in : Blog on 16 July 2020
Youth are instrumental in addressing the world’s key issues and play a crucial role in sustainable development efforts. CIWA and the World Bank are building the skills of youth to meet new challenges.
Posted in : Blog on 8 July 2020
In Kenya, women in water utilities face barriers in accessing equal employment opportunities throughout their career trajectory. This is due to entrenched social norms, biased hiring processes and limited training and networking opportunities. Read more.
Posted in : Blog on 22 February 2019
Read more to find out how progress has been made towards cooperation around shared water resources in the Nile basin.