GWP West Africa
The Project Manager of the Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP) made a field visit on 22 November to the rural municipality of Torodi. A pilot project in the area focuses on the development of irrigated crops for the benefit of the women of the village of Kankantouti.
GWP's strategic position in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is articulated in this paper. GWP draws on 20 years of know-how to support countries in implementing the water-related development goals. The paper is also available in French and Spanish.
New Perspectives Paper
Human well-being depends on products and services of aquatic ecosystems. But historically, development has ignored this, giving economic and social development priority. The 2015 UN Development Agenda offers an opportunity to managec ecosystems as part of water security planning.
GWP celebrates 20 years - 1996-2016 - with a message for new partners to join the network. Partnerships and cross-sector collaboration are crucial to help implement the water related goals of the UN Sustainable Development Agenda, the 2030 Agenda.
GWP publishes Perspectives Papers to contribute to discussions on important issues related to water and development. This paper raises important questions concerning access to piped water services, especially for the poor.
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