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 […]
Building on the success of the Regional Nile Basin HydroMet Project: NBI addresses water quality challenges in the Nile Basin
Posted in : Blog 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.
Posted in : Videos 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 […]
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 .
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 : 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 : 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
Posted in : Blog 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.