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CIWA AT 10: Ellen Hagerman shares her perpective

Posted in : on 3 February 2022

Gender expert Ellen Hagerman speaks about the Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA) Program’s focus on gender and inclusion
aspects in its projects. CIWA recognizes the important role African women have as water users and how water-related decisions must be linked to a women’s needs and struggles.

CIWA AT 10: Jennifer Sara shares her perspective

Posted in : on 1 February 2022

Jennifer Sara, Global Director of the World Bank Water Global Practice, shares her perspective on the CIWA Program’s work to support African countries’ transboundary water & groundwater sources.

CIWA launches its 10-year anniversary campaign

Posted in : on 1 February 2022

This three-week campaign celebrates CIWA’s work in Sub-Saharan Africa with the hashtag #CIWAat10

CIWA at 10: An overview of the program

Posted in : 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.

Meet Dr Hellen Natu, the Regional Manager at the Nile Basin Discourse

Posted in : on 8 April 2021

Dr Hellen Natu, Regional Manager, Nile Basin Discourse (NBD) explains how NBD is promoting gender-equal policies and programs through an enabling environment and encouraging women’s proactive role in transboundary water issues.

Promoting collaboration for harnessing Lake Chad’s potential

Posted in : on 23 February 2021

CIWA is supporting the Lake Chad Basin Commission’s endeavor to encourage cooperation and talks among the countries sharing the Lake and prioritize actions to mitigate poverty and enhance lives of its inhabitants for bringing peace and stability in the region.

Mozambique: Solar-Powered Water Supply System Changes Lives

Posted in : on 26 December 2020

Mozambique faces severe droughts and other effects of climate change. To build climate resilience and help alleviate poverty, CIWA and GEF support the SADC-GMI in providing sustainable water supply in the region.

THE CRUCIAL ROLE OF GROUNDWATER IN ZAMBIA

Posted in : on 13 October 2020

Groundwater is an important source of water in Zambia, where long periods of drought increase the demand for water. CIWA is supporting a pilot project to address water shortages in Zambia by providing Chongwe residents with access to sustainably managed groundwater.

About Cooperation in International Waters in Africa

Posted in : on 10 October 2020

Transboundary water resources in Africa are quintessential for the continent’s growth and development. CIWA supports riparian governments in maximizing the potential of those resources through collaboration, addressing cross-cutting issues, and providing technical and analytical know-how. A decade later, CIWA continues its commitment to help drive consensus among stakeholders toward equitable and sustainable access.

BUILDING CLIMATE RESILIENCE

Posted in : on 25 September 2020

CIWA is committed to build resilience in the Niger Basin region, recently marred with floods, to help communities plan better and respond to natural occurrences.

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