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.

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.

Nurturing future water experts for sustainable water resources management in Africa

Posted in : on 16 July 2020

Youth are instrumental in addressing the world’s key issues and play a crucial role in sustainable development efforts. CIWA and the World Bank are building the skills of youth to meet new challenges.

Did you know? The Nile – longest river in the world

Posted in : on 1 July 2020

The Nile is the world’s longest river that runs through 10 countries, and the Nile Basin is home to over 250 million people. CIWA supports the Nile Basin Initiative and the Nile Basin Discourse.

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