Advancing towards a more gender equal world in transboundary water management in Sub-Saharan Africa
Posted in : Blog on 8 March 2023
If we want to begin to tackle the deep-seated drivers of gender inequality so that women can operate in an environment where their voice and role are truly accepted, we need to be more ambitious.
Leaving No One Behind, reflections on CIWA’s Integration of a Social Inclusion Perspective
Posted in : Blog on 28 February 2023
The Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA) seeks to promote a broad-based understanding of social inclusion across all levels and sectors of the projects that it supports. The World Bank positions social inclusion as creating opportunities for all people while addressing deep-rooted systemic inequalities. CIWA recognizes the importance of applying a social inclusion lens to its work as part of its commitment to a transformative approach to gender and social inclusion.
The Cooperation in International Waters in Africa releases its 2022 Annual Report
Posted in : Blog on 1 December 2022
The just-released Annual Report 2022 chronicles CIWA’s efforts to build Africa’s resilience, water security, and economic development in the 2022 fiscal year, which ended June 30, 2022.
‘Transboundary Water Cooperation in the African Context – Key to Advance Development’ by Dr. Anders Jägerskog
Posted in : Latest on 18 November 2022
A seminar at the Centre for Comparative and Transnational Law (CCTL) – Environmental, Energy and Climate Law Cluster, in the Chinese University of Hong Kong, was held on the 10th of November. CIWA Program manager and Transboundary Waters Focal Point for the World Bank Anders Jägerskog gave a talk on transboundary water cooperation in the African Context.
Water: An Accelerator for Green, Inclusive, and Resilient Growth
Posted in : Blog on 21 October 2022
Water is critical for climate adaptation, sustainable growth, and development. Governments need to urgently embark on bold reforms in the water sector given the uncertainties presented by climate change .
WORLD WATER WEEK 2022: TAKEAWAY THREE ON WATER FOR PEACE
Posted in : Latest on 12 October 2022
Watch our takeaway series video on the CIWA participation to World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden.
World Water Week 2022: Takeaway two On Gender and Social inclusion
Posted in : Videos on 10 October 2022
Watch our takeaway series video on the CIWA participation to World Water Week 2022 in Stockholm, Sweden.
SIWI World Water Week 2022: Recap and Highlights from CIWA Program Manager
Posted in : Blog on 16 September 2022
Anders Jagerskog, Program Manager for the CIWA Program and focal lead for transboundary waters issues at the World Bank, gives us his insights of the Water World event he participated in.
Green Homes for Sustainable Development: Creating Climate Change Resilience in Slum Communities of Kampala, Uganda
Posted in : Blog on 14 September 2022
In 2021, Nile Basin Discourse (NBD) with support from CIWA Program trained women and youth as Climate Change Resilience Champions; this training has created big impact. Asia Namusoke, one of the beneficiaries of the training shares her story
World Water Week: A Recap Video
Posted in : Videos 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