About eighty representatives of youth and civil society organizations working in the water and climate sector in Congo, Cameroon, Chad, and the Central African Republic have received training on how the GWP IWRM toolbox can improve their involvement in Integrated Water Resources Management processes across the region.
GWP-Cameroon in collaboration with the Douala Urban City Council organized a two-day multi-stakeholder workshop in Douala on August 5th – 6th, to present the results of the case studies carried out by GWP-Cameroon on plastic waste pollution and its impact on the rivers in Cameroon’s economic capital, Douala.
To develop joint strategies geared toward promoting female engagement in decision-making in the water and climate sector, GWP Cameroon in collaboration with UN Women Cameroon and the Ministry in charge of promoting women and family (MINPROFF) organized a multi-stakeholder gender café in Yaoundé on August 17th, 2022.
The Central African Republic Country Water Partnership (GWP-CAR) in collaboration with the country's Ministry of Energy Development and Water Resources, launched the Global Water Leadership in a Changing Climate (GWL) Program during a national multi-stakeholder workshop held in Bangui from June 22nd – 24th 2022.
GWL is a global initiative that aims to support emerging countries, including CAR to improve their, Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene services and strengthen climate resilience while bridging the gap between IWRM and WASH.
The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Chad and GWP-Central Africa (GWP-CAf) organized a three-day regional capacity-building workshop for Non-Governmental and Civil Society Organizations, to enable them to sensitize the communities within the Lake Chad Basin area on environmental awareness.
The workshop which brought together representatives of five pre-selected NGOs and CSOs, from the five member states (Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria, Niger, Central African Republic) of the LCBC was held in Douala, Cameroon on June 28th – 30th 2022.
About 500 GWP partners from the thirteen GWP Regions gathered online on May 25th for the 2022 GWP Network meeting to share experiences and discuss initiatives geared toward leading the change and innovation in the water sector.
Following the development of the WASSMO web-based system for monitoring and reporting progress in the water and sanitation sector in Africa, AMCOW/AUC in collaboration with the government of the Republic of Benin organized a three-day capacity building workshop from May 10th - 12th 2022 in Cotonou for WASSMO and Sanitation focal points in Central and West Africa.