GWP WA is collaborating with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to support the Volta Basin Authority (VBA) to integrate flood and drought management and develop early warning for its climate change adaptation measures.
The Malian Minister of Energy and Water, Malick Alhousseïni, presided over the opening ceremony of the Steering Committee of the Joint Water Resources Management Support Programme (PCA-GIRE) met on May 31st in Bamako. In attendance was also the Swedish Ambassador, the representative of the Dutch Embassy and the Chair of CWP-Mali.
The National Coalition of the International Drinking Water and Sanitation Campaign (CN-CIEPA/WASH) in partnership with the International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC) are mobilizing civil society organizations (including the CWP) to position themselves on the rationale of waste management in the Malian capital city Bamako.
A workshop on the harmonized review of the Water, Environment, Urban Planning and State Domain Sector (SEEUDE) for the 2017 financial year was held on Thursday 3 May in Bamako. In attendance were all stakeholders from the sectors mentioned above.
A national workshop on the appropriation of the dialogue NEXUS Water-Energy- Food Security was organized on 02 and 03 May 2018 by the National Coordination of Users of the Niger basin (CNU). The CWP-MALI was represented by its chair, Mr Sylla Mamadou.
Alioune Bagou DIARRA has been recruited as the new Executive Secretary for the Country Water Partnership of Mali from June 1ST 2018. He holds a Masters’ Degree in Water and Environment from 2IE, an advanced degree in Applied Chemistry.
Hobah Pierre ROGOTO, the new Executive Secretary of the Pan African Agency Water and Sanitation (WSA) together with three of his staff were received on 7 May 2018 by the regional secretariat of GWP-WA. The visitors explained that this was a courtesy visit to one of their main partners after the crisis that WSA has undergone for the last years.