Posted in : Videos on 16 December 2021
Ten years ago, sub-Saharan African countries and development partners came together with the vision of sparking greater cooperation among countries sharing transboundary waters. Together, they created the Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA), a multi-donor trust fund of the World Bank, which launched in 2011. Watch our video that celebrates our 10 Years.
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.
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.
Posted in : Podcast on 26 October 2021
Sarah Moyer, Senior Environmental Specialist, summarizes how the World Bank and CIWA are exploring ways to align transboundary water cooperation efforts with freshwater biodiversity protection.
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.
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.
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.
Posted in : Blog on 21 September 2021
CIWA’s Nile Cooperation for Climate Resilience Project puts in place Nile river basin-wide flood and drought forecasting systems.
Posted in : Blog on 5 August 2021
The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) will hold its annual World Water Week conference on August 23-27, 2021.