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Improved governance and increased investment needed to tackle world water crisis

Posted in : on 29 August 2022

Climate crisis is water crisis. In this blog, Saroj Kumar Jha, Global Director at the Water Global Practice, talks about taking meaningful action to ensure this resource is managed sustainably. Join us at World Water Week to explore and understand different ways of valuing, managing, and governing water.

Invisible Bonds: Resilience Building in the Horn of Africa’s Borderlands

Posted in : on 22 August 2022

Fostering stakeholder dialogue, embedding trust, and building relationships underpinned by equitable information and knowledge sharing, will be pivotal for the Horn of Africa to build back greener and develop resilient development pathways.

Groundwater at the heart of the Water Security Equation

Posted in : on 22 March 2022

In light of World Water Day (March 22), James Sauramba, Executive Director of the Southern Africa Development Community-Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI), turns our attention to the important of groundwater.

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.

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