Quartely Bulletin - 2021 Q2 (June)

A hearty welcome to our Quarterly Bulletin!

First, we would like to thank all our spirited collaborators – CIWA projectt eams, in-country partners, development partners, grassroots organization representatives, advisors, and specialists – for their superb contributions to this edition. By sharing with us the inroads they have made in their work programs, as well as insights about regional impacts, trends, and opportunities, we are able to bring you this informative edition filled withlots of dynamic content and some firsts, in the form of our new Podcastseries.

Second, we invite you to learn more about our program activities on our English et French websites (bookmarking them would be appreciated). And do follow us on Twitter.

Happy reading, Erwin De Nys and AiJu Huang, CIWA Program Manager and Deputy Program Manager

IN FOCUS: AFRICA’S TRANSFRONTIER CONSERVATION AREAS AND PROTECTING BIODIVERSITY

IN FOCUS: AFRICA’S TRANSFRONTIER CONSERVATION AREAS AND PROTECTING BIODIVERSITY

In light of Biodiversity Day (May 22), this blog spotlights the work of Transfrontier Conservation Areas andhow they ensure that neighboring countries work together to manage transboundary water bodies and safeguard biodiversity.

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What’s making a splash

Improving Multi-use Water Resources in Somalia

Improving Multi-use Water Resources in Somalia

How CIWA is supporting Somalia’s water resources challenges.

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CIWA portrait video with NBD Director

CIWA portrait video with NBD Director

Meet Dr. Hellen Natu, Regional Manager of the Nile Basin Discourse.

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Podcast on Nile Cooperation for Climate Resilience Project

Podcast on Nile Cooperation for Climate Resilience Project

CIWA’s Anders Jagerskog on the new Nile Cooperation for Climate Resilience Project.

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Conversation with Reginalda

Conversation with Reginalda

Meet Namibian Hydrologist Reginalda Joseph.

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Profile of Reginalda Joseph

Profile of Reginalda Joseph

Namibian Hydrologist Reginalda Joseph shares her professional journey.

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Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI)

Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI)

Learn about CIWA’s Gender and Social Inclusion Framework.

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What's new in transboundary cooperation?

Nile Cooperation for Climate Resilience Project

This project will provide a platform for Nile basin countries to build resilience.

SADC Sustainable Groundwater Management Phase 2

With co-financing from the Global Environment Facility, the first phase of this project is in the pipeline.

Sudan Flood Resilience and Water Resources Management Project

This project aims to strengthen the capacity for flood forecasting and early warning in the Nile and non-Nile flood prone areas.

Horn of Africa Groundwater for Resilience Program

This program endeavors to improve the climate resilience of targeted communities.

Amélioration de la gestion des ressources en eau en Afrique de l’Ouest et Afrique centrale

All seven activities under the umbrella program are making progress, including the preparation of pre-concepts for water security engagements.

Spotlight on southern africa

Save the date for these upcoming events

CSO Engagement on Water in West Africa

This webinar will present a mapping of CSOs active in the water sector,with insights about their legal spaceand limitations. This event takesplace on June 17, 2021 at 10am(Washington DC).

To register, please send an email to contact ciwa@worldbank.org.

Transboundary Resilience Futures

The webinar will discuss the main findings of the forthcoming report, “Invisible Bonds: Transboundary Resilience Building in the Horn of Africa.” This event takes place in September. To receive an email with more information on the decided September date once it is available, please send an email to contact ciwa@worldbank.org.

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