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CIWA at 10: An overview of the program

Posted in : on 16 December 2021

Ten years ago, sub-Saharan African countries and development partners came together with the vision of sparking greater cooperation among countries sharing transboundary waters.

Elevating groundwater knowledge, exploration capacity, and resources development in the Sahel region of West Africa

Posted in : on 9 December 2021

In this interview, team leaders François Bertone and Mariam Sou discuss the key components of the Sahel Groundwater Initiative.

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.

Biodiversity & effective transboundary water cooperation programs

Posted in : on 26 October 2021

Sarah Moyer, Senior Environmental Specialist, summarizes how the World Bank and CIWA are exploring ways to align transboundary water cooperation efforts with freshwater biodiversity protection.

On the International Day of Rural Women, spotlighting water sector projects that enhance African women’s participation and professional development

Posted in : on 14 October 2021

For the International Day of Rural Women (October 15), we spotlight two technical exchanges that create opportunities for women to meaningfully contribute to improving water quality and advance their careers in the water sector.

How to Measure Success in Transboundary Water Cooperation?

Posted in : on 11 October 2021

The World Bank and CIWA have tried to address this question taking one key area of international cooperation where we have supported our member countries for decades: cooperation over transboundary rivers and aquifers.

ON THE ROAD TO RECOVERY: HOW SUDAN IS SAVING ITS WATER SECTOR

Posted in : on 1 October 2021

How Sudan is improving its water resources management, proactively increasing its resilience to floods and droughts, and developing groundwater resources.

SIWI WORLD WATER WEEK: RECAP AND HIGHLIGHTS

Posted in : on 28 September 2021

This year’s World Water Week served as a unifying platform for all attendees who raised their voices about how we build an equitable, resilient future for water.

SIWI World Water Week: August 23-27 – What You Need to Know

Posted in : on 5 August 2021

The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) will hold its annual World Water Week conference on August 23-27, 2021.

On Desertification and Drought Day, Bringing Integrated Drought Risk Management to the Forefront in Southern Africa

Posted in : on 16 June 2021

On Desertification and Drought Day (June 17), we focus on one of climate change’s most subtle and deadly manifestations: droughts.

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