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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 […]

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.

SIWI World Water Week 2022: Recap and Highlights from CIWA Program Manager 

Posted in : 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 : 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

IWD2022: Ellen Hagerman gives us an overview of CIWA’s engagements towards GESI

Posted in : on 8 March 2022

In advancing more elevated professional roles for women in the transboundary water field today, senior gender specialist Ellen Hagerman points to the importance of positioning women as leaders.

Forging ahead towards a more gender equal world in transboundary water management in Sub-Saharan Africa

Posted in : on 8 March 2022

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.

Nouakchott Table Ronde: Meet Seynabou Cisse Faye (In French)

Posted in : on 4 March 2022

On the discussion about offering a joint master’s degree in groundwater in the Sahel, Dr. Seynabou Cisse Faye of Cheikh-Anta-Diop University in Dakar says, “I sincerely hope that this can happen.” 

THE COOPERATION IN INTERNATIONAL WATERS IN AFRICA PROGRAM RELEASES ITS TENTH ANNUAL REPORT

Posted in : on 1 December 2021

Amid the global pandemic, CIWA’s work to ensure water access to sustain lives, increase peace and prosperity, and improve resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa is more important than ever.

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