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Climate Resilience in Africa: The Role of Cooperation around Transboundary Waters

This report draws attention to the critical role of transboundary water cooperation for adapting to climate change in Africa. The report provides a conceptual framework for understanding the links between climate change, socioeconomic development, water resources, and transboundary cooperation in Africa, as well as some examples of successful practices to date.
Authors: Jacqueline Tront, Jonathan S. Kamkwalala, Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep, Anjali Lohani, Irene Rehberger Bescos & Andrew Tanabe

2017 CIWA Annual Report

This Annual Report outlines how the CIWA program works to resolve challenges facing Africa today: economic development and growth, poverty reduction and social inclusion, climate mitigation and adaptation, fragility and conflict, and disaster risk management and reduction.

2016 CIWA Annual Report

Through supporting basin institutions, filling knowledge gaps, and helping countries design transboundary infrastructure, this Annual Report outline how CIWA makes important contributions to the better management of shared waters.

2015 CIWA Annual Report

This Annual Report outlines how the Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA) program has built an outstanding platform of support for African countries as they seek to overcome complex political, financial, technical and logistical barriers that arise in mobilizing international waters for climate-resilient growth.

15 Year Nile Story

The Nile Story is one of immense challenges and remarkable achievements for the economic development of the region. It begins in 1999, when the ministers in charge of water affairs in the Nile countries agreed to form the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI). Between 2003 and 2015, the Nile Basin Trust Fund (NBTF) supported and coordinated cooperative work in the region, which has been delivered mainly through the NBI. This book, commissioned by the World Bank on the closure of the NBTF, captures some insights to this 15 year story, the role of the NBI, and how its many achievements have been made along the way.
Author: World Bank

The Lake Chad Development and Climate Resilience Action Plan

The Lake Chad Development and Climate Resilience Action Plan (LCDAP) is an initiative undertaken by the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) and its six member countries: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Libya, Niger, and Nigeria.
Authors: AfD, CIWA, Lake Chad Basin Commission & World Bank Group

2014 CIWA Annual Report

This Annual Report provides an overview of CIWA’s program and long-term expected results, a synopsis of on-going projects, and a summary of the program’s next steps.

2013 CIWA Annual Report

This Annual Report covers the period of July 2012 – June 2013, catalogs progress made by the program in building a strong portfolio of engagements across Africa and presents an overview of its accomplishments during the past year.

2012 CIWA Annual Report

This Annual Report outlines CIWA’s progress over the period of July 2011 through June 2012. The report provides an overview of CIWA’s program and expected results. It summarizes the current demand that CIWA has received from basins in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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