Transboundary Waters and Biodiversity Conservation: How CIWA Program became a change-maker
Posted in : Blog on 22 May 2023
CIWA is exploring ways to better align its transboundary water cooperation efforts with biodiversity conservation goals, including identifying opportunities at the intersection of transboundary water management and freshwater biodiversity conservation.
Improving Groundwater Development in the Sahel Region
Posted in : Blog on 18 April 2023
To better prepare future interventions and enhance awareness of groundwater as a key factor for water security, CIWA created the Sahel Groundwater Initiative technical assistance program.
Advancing towards a more gender equal world in transboundary water management in Sub-Saharan Africa
Posted in : Blog on 8 March 2023
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.
Leaving No One Behind, reflections on CIWA’s Integration of a Social Inclusion Perspective
Posted in : Blog on 28 February 2023
The Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA) seeks to promote a broad-based understanding of social inclusion across all levels and sectors of the projects that it supports. The World Bank positions social inclusion as creating opportunities for all people while addressing deep-rooted systemic inequalities. CIWA recognizes the importance of applying a social inclusion lens to its work as part of its commitment to a transformative approach to gender and social inclusion.
A Transformative Approach for the Nile Basin: How CIWA Leaves its Mark
Posted in : Blog on 21 February 2023
The Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA), grew out of the progress made by the Nile Basin Trust Fund in water resources management and development in the Nile River Basin. Today, it is now working on a larger scale to enhance the region’s resilience to worsening climate change and water insecurity, elevating the voices of civil society in decisions about water resources, and providing opportunities for riparian dialogue and hydro-diplomacy.
Water Security Is the Way Out of the Conflict-Climate Risk Trap in Lake Chad Basin
Posted in : Blog on 24 January 2023
The Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA) is working to improve water resources management by identifying investments and policy actions, and addressing knowledge and capacity gaps. As such, it is conducting a Water Security Assessment in Lake Chad basin as the first step toward developing a transformative water security framework for addressing the region’s challenges.