Water, Energy and Food (WEF) Nexus approach can support the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) region in meeting the increasing water, energy and food security demands in a context of climate change, population growth, urbanization and natural resources degradation.
The contribution of the youth in bringing the much-needed development in Africa has been applauded by the Namibian Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Mr. Abraham Nehemia.
Scholars have warned that hydropower dams planned for eastern and southern Africa could put electricity supply at risk for vast regions because they rely on the same rainfall patterns for electricity generation.
Global Water Partnership Southern Africa supported the inception of the development of a comprehensive strategy for resource mobilization during the just-ended Zambia Stakeholder’s consultation workshop in Lusaka.
Three African countries on the High Level Panel on Water (HLPW)-South Africa, Mauritius, in collaboration with Senegal; with support from Global Water Partnership and its partners, will implement an Africa legacy initiative as a follow up on the recommendations and outcomes of the HLPW.
Establishing strong partnerships is key to delivering GWP strategy and the implementation of programmes, says Mr Alex Simalabwi Global Water Partnership Southern Africa Executive Secretary and Head Africa Coordination Unit.
Global Water Partnership (GWP) Africa undertook an inception mission in Madagascar to support the design of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) work on Climate resilience mainstreaming into the water sector and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services in the country aligning it to the country National Adaptation Planning process.
The High Level Panel on Water (HLPW) was set out to raise the profile of water in addressing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), says Dr. Oyun Sanjaasuren, Chair Global Water Partnership Organization (GWPO).
The interdependence between Water, Energy and Food security (WEF) offers opportunities for stronger collaboration among the three sectors, thus increasing the strength of tackling the region’s developmental Agenda leading to the achievement of the SADC Goals of Peace and Stability, Regional Integration, Industrialisation and Poverty Eradication.