To mark International Women’s Day 2021 – whose theme is “Choose to Challenge” – GWP Eastern Africa’s Gender Advisor, Caroline Rukundo, shared some thoughts on where gender biases exist in the water sector and how these biases can be challenged – and overcome.
Coordinated by GWP Eastern Africa and implemented by the Sahara and Sahel Observatory, $13, 079,540 from the Adaptation Fund will go towards strengthening smallholder farmers’ and pastoralists’ resilience to the adverse effects of drought in the IGAD region.
Ahead of the 6 October 2020 Strengthening Drought Resilience for Smallholder Farmers and Pastoralists in the IGAD Region (DRESS-EA) project launch, GWP Eastern Africa’s chair, Peter M. Macharia, shared his insights on the project's potential impact.
Driven by GEF IW: Learn, with contributions from leading organisations, and produced by Global Water Partnership (GWP), this online course delivers lectures and case studies derived from the experience of 80 experts.
Part of a four-year USD $13,079,540 project financed by the Adaptation Fund, the Global Water Partnership Eastern Africa (GWPEA) is the regional executing entity for the Strengthening Drought Resilience for Smallholder Farmers and Pastoralists in the IGAD Region Project (DRESS-EA).
Under the Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans programme (“NAP-Ag”), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are working together with ministries of Agriculture, Environment, Planning and Finance, and key national stakeholders in selected countries to incorporate agricultural sectors into National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) processes.
From 12-14 June 2019, GWPEA Regional Coordinator was invited and supported by SDG Center Africa to participate and contribute to the Conference on “SDGs implementation in Africa – reflections on a three-year journey” in Kigali, Rwanda.