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World Water Week 2022: Takeaway One, On Groundwater

Posted in : on 20 September 2022

Watch our takeaway series video on the CIWA participation to World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden.

World Water Week: A Recap Video

Posted in : on 7 September 2022

Experts from around the world came together at the SIWI World Water Week in Stockholm last week to discuss ways to transform innovation into implementation for a water-secure future. Missed the event? Watch a quick video recap, with an interview of our CIWA Program manager, Anders Jagerskog. Credit: World Bank

Digital data can improve transboundary water management and cooperation

Posted in : on 7 April 2022

Noosha Tayebi, Water Resources Management Specialist at the World Bank and the Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA), discusses some of the data challenges in Africa and the role of digital data for improved transboundary water management and cooperation at the 9th Water Forum in Dakar, Senegal, in March 2022.

IWD2022: Mariam Sou gives us an overview of the Sahel Groundwater initiative

Posted in : on 8 March 2022

Meet CIWA’s Water Resources Specialist Mariam Sou. She provides an overview of the Sahel Groundwater Initiative and how it aims to tackle gender inequalities in ground water access and use 

IWD2022: Ellen Hagerman gives us an overview of CIWA’s engagements towards GESI

Posted in : on 8 March 2022

In advancing more elevated professional roles for women in the transboundary water field today, senior gender specialist Ellen Hagerman points to the importance of positioning women as leaders.

Nouakchott Table Ronde: Meet Seynabou Cisse Faye (In French)

Posted in : on 4 March 2022

On the discussion about offering a joint master’s degree in groundwater in the Sahel, Dr. Seynabou Cisse Faye of Cheikh-Anta-Diop University in Dakar says, “I sincerely hope that this can happen.” 

Nouakchott Table Ronde: Meet Valérie Plagnes (in French)

Posted in : on 4 March 2022

Valérie Plagnes of the Sorbonne-University of Paris says, “African women still face difficulties in landing employment and research opportunities within the water field. But now with this affirmative action in development, this will help them.” 

CIWA AT 10: Watch our birthday video

Posted in : on 14 February 2022

It’s CIWA Program’s birthday! CIWA’s managers, country partners, development partners, and team members shared their views on the program.

CIWA at 10: James Sauramba

Posted in : on 11 February 2022

The Southern Africa Development Committee-Groundwater Management Institute’s (SADC-GMI’s) Executive Director James Sauramba recognizes the CIWA Program’s generous support that helped establish the Institute and the dynamic Institute it is today.

CIWA AT 10: Dr. Hellen Natu

Posted in : on 11 February 2022

The Nile Basin Discourse’s Regional Manager Dr Hellen Natu points out the importance of enhancing capacity building to achieve optimum results in transboundary water resources management.

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