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The Cooperation in International Waters in Africa releases its 2022 Annual Report

Posted in : 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.

Training the next generation of groundwater specialists in the Sahel

Posted in : on 22 November 2022

As climate change diminishes the availability of surface water in Africa, groundwater has emerged as a vital untapped resource. But, in the Sahel, a global hotspot for climate change and one of the poorest regions in the world, limited knowledge about groundwater resources hampers efforts to develop strategies to cope with water scarcity. Nor are there enough hydrogeologists trained in the sustainable management of this resource.

A joint master’s degree in groundwater for Sahelian Universities

Posted in : on 22 November 2022

The Sahel Groundwater Initiative will strengthen foundations for enhanced groundwater knowledge and management capacity in the Western Sahel countries of Ghana, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, and Côte d’Ivoire. The analytical and technical assistance project is focusing on three outcomes: providing solutions to remove constraints and limitations on the use of groundwater for small-scale irrigation, reviewing […]

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Building on the success of the Regional Nile Basin HydroMet Project: NBI addresses water quality challenges in the Nile Basin

Posted in : on 18 November 2022

The CIWA-funded Nile Cooperation for Climate Resilience (NCCR) project is aimed at supporting riparian countries in addressing water quality challenges through the improvement of national water quality monitoring and information systems using a coordinated approach.

Tribute video to Dr. Hellen Natu

Posted in : on 8 November 2022

Dr Hellen Natu was the Regional Manager of the Nile Basin Discourse (NBD) in Entebbe. Prior to this, an Advisor at the East African Grain Council (EAGC) in Nairobi, a Lead Specialist at the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) in Entebbe and Bujumbura, Project manager UNOPS Entebbe, Senior Lecturer and, Researcher and Consultant in Agricultural Economics […]

WORLD WATER WEEK 2022: TAKEAWAY THREE ON WATER FOR PEACE

Posted in : 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 : on 10 October 2022

Watch our takeaway series video on the CIWA participation to World Water Week 2022 in Stockholm, Sweden.

Green Homes for Sustainable Development: Creating Climate Change Resilience in Slum Communities of Kampala, Uganda

Posted in : 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

Remote sensing technology helps close the transboundary water data gap in Africa

Posted in : on 1 September 2022

Credible and consistent data on the quantity and quality of water is vital in ensuring the equitable and efficient management, distribution, and usage of transboundary water – which is imperative in addressing major regional development challenges as well as contributing to a reduction in conflict and displacement.

Improved governance and increased investment needed to tackle world water crisis

Posted in : on 29 August 2022

Climate crisis is water crisis. In this blog, Saroj Kumar Jha, Global Director at the Water Global Practice, talks about taking meaningful action to ensure this resource is managed sustainably. Join us at World Water Week to explore and understand different ways of valuing, managing, and governing water.

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