How can GWP support governments to better integrate gender into their IWRM plans and policies to improve country score on SDG 6.5.1? In response to this, GWP-Central Africa organized a multi-stakeholder consultation in Mbalmayo, Cameroon on February 22nd to test the gender checklist developed by the Global Water Partnership (GWPO) under its SDG 6 IWRM Support Programme.
The Global Water Leadership in a Changing Climate programme (GWL) has held multi-stakeholder consultations in seven countries identifying the most critical barriers to climate-resilient water management. Working groups have now been formed to investigate these barriers and develop responses, beginning with a ‘root cause analysis’. Updates from three countries follow.
Thirty-five stakeholders from state institutions, civil society organizations, parastatals, Research institutions and the private sector identified processes, actors, and information systems involved in the development of policies, laws, and projects at the national and local levels in the water and climate sector which can serve as entry points for gender.
The Togolese capital, Lomé, hosted from 25 to 27 January 2023 the regional training workshop on impact-based forecasting, procedures for the elaboration of warning bulletins and the myDewetra-VOLTALARM Early Warning System (EWS) in the Volta basin.
The implementation of the TonFuturTonClimat funded by the Quebec Government, GWP, the Swiss cooperation and Agence de l’Eau Artois Picardie is impacting the social organization of youth in the municipality of Tanguieta, Northern Benin.
The Minister of Justice and Legislation, Keeper of the Seals, proceeded to the signing ceremony and the official handing over of the framework agreement protocols with the Country Water Partnership (CWP) of Benin and 18 other structures on Thursday 19 January 2023.
46 participants, including 38 women from 8 associations, including Kolweogo, took part in training session on associative life, management and the proper keeping of accounting documents in Komki Ipala, in the greater Ouagadougou area.
As part of the implementation of the pilot initiatives of the Water Development and Management Plan (SAGE) of the Niger portion of Mékrou, the Mekrou phase 2 Niger project financed by the European Union has rehabilitated the Belandè multi-village mini drinking water supply system with an extension of the standpipes.