Protecting Lake Victoria for a green, resilient, and inclusive 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.
The integrated problemshed: a solution for water security in the G5 Sahel
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.
THE COOPERATION IN INTERNATIONAL WATERS IN AFRICA PROGRAM RELEASES ITS TENTH ANNUAL REPORT
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.
How to Measure Success in Transboundary Water Cooperation?
Posted in : Blog on 11 October 2021
The World Bank and CIWA have tried to address this question taking one key area of international cooperation where we have supported our member countries for decades: cooperation over transboundary rivers and aquifers.
ON THE ROAD TO RECOVERY: HOW SUDAN IS SAVING ITS WATER SECTOR
Posted in : Blog on 1 October 2021
How Sudan is improving its water resources management, proactively increasing its resilience to floods and droughts, and developing groundwater resources.
SIWI WORLD WATER WEEK: RECAP AND HIGHLIGHTS
Posted in : Blog on 28 September 2021
This year’s World Water Week served as a unifying platform for all attendees who raised their voices about how we build an equitable, resilient future for water.