GWP co-organised the recent World Meteorological Organization (WMO) HydroConference – the Global Conference for Prosperity through Hydrological Services – in Geneva, Switzerland. The event set out to create better interfaces between the providers of hydrological services and the users who need such services for a wide range of decision-making.
The Chair, Executive Secretary and Communication and Knowledge Management Officer of GWP-WA paid a support visit to the Country Water Partnership (CWP) of Niger from 09 to 14 April 2018. The purpose of the visit was to provide support to the Niger CWP for greater visibility among the authorities and strategic partners in the country in order to accompany it in carrying out its missions.
The delegation accompanied by the CWP had meetings with authorities and some strategic partners.
As part of the implementation of the scientific component of the Mekrou project (2014-2017), five computer equipment packages each consisting of a central unit, a screen, an inverter and decision support tools softwares were given to scientific institutions in the three countries of the project: National Water Institue (INE) of Benin, Institute for Environment and Agricultural Research (INERA) of Burkina Faso and University Abdou Moumini (UAM) of Niger and the two regional institutions, NBA and AGHRYMET.
GWP Southern Africa played a major role in Botswana's development of a national Integrated Water Resources Management and Water Efficiency (IWRM/WE) Plan. The creation of GWP Botswana and its involvement in the process was vital to make it a success, allowing the government to access stakeholders from all levels of society, says Bogadi Mathangwane, Director of the Botswana Department of Water Affairs.
"By prioritizing water project funding, we guarantee multi-sectoral development!" said Mr Djibrilla MOHAMADOU, representing GWP CAf at the Regional Conference on Financing Water-related Adaptation Projects for the Implementation of NDCs and SDGs: Challenges, Opportunities and Prospects, held on 24-25 April 2018 in Nouakchott, Mauritania.
To conform to the texts in vigour and anxious to play the role of promotion of IWRM in the Republic of Congo, the Partners of the PNE Congo have committed themselves to relaunch the activity of their Institution and to devote a new beginning to it.