Sustainable groundwater access can build resilience among Mozambicans

Posted in : on 9 December 2020

If used sustainably, groundwater could provide potable water to the estimated 40% of SADC inhabitants that currently lack access to safe drinking water and sanitation services.

BUILDING CLIMATE RESILIENCE

Posted in : on 4 November 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.

Woman engineer paves the way for groundwater access in Chongwe District, Zambia

Posted in : on 16 October 2020

Eng. Beatrice Kanyamuna-Pole, Senior Hydrogeologist, in the Department of Water Resource Development, Zambia shares her journey as a woman contributing to the water sector.

Enhancing Niger Basin’s ecosystem through modeling and improved decision making

Posted in : on 13 October 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.

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.

Mozambique: Solar-Powered Water Supply System Changes Lives

Posted in : on 4 September 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.

Ethiopia Bisrat: A Water Resources Engineer Story

Posted in : on 11 August 2020

Ethiopia Bisrat, Water Resources Engineer from Ethiopia shares her experience as an ENTRO participant, how it built her capacity and helped define her career path.

Young women take charge of managing Africa’s water resources

Posted in : 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 : 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.

A new generation of water professionals and leaders: the Eastern Nile Young Professionals Program

Posted in : on 16 July 2020

Participants in the Eastern Nile Technical Regional Office (ENTRO) youth internship programme share their experiences and enthusiasm about how it has helped to shape their future.

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