Enhancing Niger Basin’s ecosystem through modeling and improved decision making
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.
Young women take charge of managing Africa’s water resources
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.
Providing access to groundwater to the Chongwe community: A pilot project in Zambia
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.
Nurturing future water experts for sustainable water resources management in Africa
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.
Unlocking women’s potential in Kenya’s water and sanitation sector
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.
Stronger Together: 20 Years of Cooperation Around the Nile
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.