Posted in : Blog 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.
Posted in : Latest 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 […]
Posted in : Latest on 12 October 2022
Watch our takeaway series video on the CIWA participation to World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden.
Posted in : Videos on 10 October 2022
Watch our takeaway series video on the CIWA participation to World Water Week 2022 in Stockholm, Sweden.
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
Posted in : Latest 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 : Blog 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.
Posted in : Videos 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.”
Posted in : Latest 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.