Posted in : Blog on 1 September 2022
Credible and consistent data on the quantity and quality of water is vital in ensuring the equitable and efficient management, distribution, and usage of transboundary water – which is imperative in addressing major regional development challenges as well as contributing to a reduction in conflict and displacement.
Posted in : Blog 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.
Posted in : Blog 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.
Posted in : Blog 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.
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.
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.