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GWP Benin signs framework agreement with the Government

On Wednesday, May 08, 2019, took place in the conference room of the Ministry of Justice and Legislation (MJL) in Cotonou, the official ceremony for the official presentation of the framework memoranda of understanding to twenty-one NGOs, distributed as follows:
/ West Africa

GWP-WA at the Africa Regional Water Team Days

Prof. Amadou Hama MAIGA, Chair of GWP West Africa attended the Africa Regional Water Team Days organized in Niamey, Niger, on 27 to 29 May 2019 by the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC).
/ West Africa

GWP-WA supports VBA for ecosystem management

The Volta Basin Authority (VBA) organized the first and second training workshops on ''Ecosystem planning and management for climate change adaptation in the Volta Basin'' from 20 to 24 May 2019 in Bamako, Mali and on 27 to 31 May 2019 in Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso.
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GWP Mali develops an action plan of recommendations on IWRM

Since November 2018, the Country Water Partnership of Mali had initiated a consultation framework with the various stakeholders to address the dangers facing water resources and the lack of reliable results of the actions undertaken by the various structures involved in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in the country.
/ West Africa

VBA organizes Committee of Experts and Council of Ministers in Accra, Ghana

The Executive Secretary of Ghana Country Water Partnership participated from 6th to 9th May 2019, in the meeting of the Technical Committee of Experts of the Volta Basin Authority at Coconut Grove Hotel in Accra, Ghana. About forty (40) participants were present, drawn from the six (6) riparian States of the basin, notably the focal points of the VBA in the countries and technical and financial partners including the IUCN, GWP-WA, UEMOA, and Water Integrity Network (WIN). Also, technical structures from Ghana participated in the meeting.
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GWP and WMO Strengthen Climate-Resilient Water Management

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Global Water Partnership (GWP) are increasing their long-standing cooperation to strengthen water resource management at a time when climate change, population shifts and environmental degradation are leading to more stress on water supplies and more water-related hazards.