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VFDM Technical workshop to finalize the online course modules

A technical workshop was held from 20 October to 3 November 2022 in Koubri to finalize the modules and other materials for the 5th online course. The distance or e-learning includes different courses covering the whole value chain of the end-to-end early warning system for flood forecasting (E2E-EWS-FF) and the three pillars of drought management. Four online courses have already been organized from September 2021 to November 2022.
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Benin water civil society actors organize media wash café

CWP Benin with the water non-state actors framework (CANEA) started a media campaign aiming at raising awareness around the various laws of the water sector. After the vote and the adoption of the law on public hygiene, it is necessary to popularize it in order to make it known to the general public. Though every is meant to know, in reality very few including senior official know about the laws.
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Technical Committee of Experts of NBA in Ndjamena, Chad

The Niger Basin Authority (NBA) organized the meeting of its Technical Experts Committee to analyze and examine the various concerns facing the NBA in its functioning, its relations with its partners, the Executive Secretariat and the Member States and made recommendations and orientations to enable the Ministers of the 9 Member States to take decisions for the good functioning of the Authority.
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GWP-WA chair at the Cairo World Water Week

On 16 and 17 October 2022, Mr. Abdoulaye Sene, Chair of GWP-WA as well as Executive Secretary and Co-Chair of the 9th World Water Forum took part at the Cairo Water Week (CWW).
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Mekrou Project 2 Niger looks at an integrated approach for pilot actions

The Project management team of the project organized two workshops in Falmey (Dosso) and Tillaberi from 18 to 21 October, 2022 for the elaboration of the action plan for the integrated management of water resources and other related resources of the pilot sites of the Mekrou Phase 2 Niger Project in the Mekrou sub-basin in Niger.

Mono basin expert group validates Strategic plan document

The Mono Basin Authority (MBA) held a workshop to validate the report document of the new strategic plan 2023-2027 of the basin. The meeting took place on October 18 to 20, 2022 in Grand Popo (Benin). The official ceremony was led by Mr. Christophe Mègbédji, prefect of the department of Couffo and chair of the Mono Basin Management Committee in Benin.
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EPIC Response Framework: innovative governance for flood and drought risk management

Global Water Partnership West Africa and the Country Water Partnership of Ghana (CWP-Ghana) jointly with the ECOWAS Water Resources Management Center (WRMC), the World Bank (WB) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) organized on October 4, 2022, the regional dissemination workshop on the EPIC Response Framework: innovative governance for flood and drought risk management.