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Advanced climate resiliency in West and Central Africa

Across West and Central Africa, surface temperatures have increased significantly over the last 50 years. The primary impacts of climate change are mostly felt through water. Climate-related events such as droughts and flooding are already having a significant and diverse impact across the region, exacerbating existing challenges such as rapid population growth, extreme poverty, water shortages, rapid urbanisation and conflict.
/ Central Africa, Southern Africa

Cameroon integrating water security and climate change adaptation

The Water, Climate and Development Programme (WACDEP), being implemented by Global Water Partnership Central Africa (GWP- CAf), has surpassed expectations and supported the production and delivery of National Adaptation Plan (NAP) in Cameroon.
/ Southern Africa

GWPEA and Kenya enter into Collaboration

The Government of Kenya and Global Water Partnership East Africa have entered into a collaboration that will contribute to the efforts of the country towards meeting international commitments in the Paris Agreement, Kenya’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation Principal Secretary Prof. Fred Segor has said.
/ Southern Africa

Regional Bodies Urged to Create Enabling Policy Environment

Southern Africa Development Committee (SADC) and River Basin Organisations (RBO) in the region must create an enabling policy environment that supports harmonised approaches and implementation of joint water quality programmes.
/ Southern Africa

RBO Workshop on “Improved Regional Integration through River Health and Nexus Approaches”

The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Secretariat with support from the European Union in delegated cooperation with the United Kingdom and German Governments, managed by GiZ, in collaboration with the Global Water Partnership Southern Africa, will be holding the 7th SADC River Basin Organisation (RBO) workshop in Maseru, Lesotho. The Government of Lesotho on behalf of the Orange-Senqu Basin Commission (ORASECOM) will host the workshop from the 15-17 May, 2017
/ Southern Africa

Inaugural meeting on “Enhancing Transboundary Cooperation through Stakeholder Engagement in the Zambezi Basin”

The Zambezi Watercourse Commission (ZAMCOM) and its stakeholders have continued efforts to improve the management of the Zambezi River Basin. A recent activity was an inaugural stakeholder consultation in collaboration with government agencies, academia, other RBOs, and local representatives, which ZAMCOM organised in Windhoek, Namibia from 27-28 September, 2016. The consultation was held under the theme “Enhancing Transboundary Cooperation through Stakeholder Engagement in the Zambezi Basin”. 

/ Southern Africa

Financing water resources management and development for River Basin Organisations

A presentation on “Financing water resources management and development for River Basin Organisations” was made during the 6th   RBO Workshop held 15th to the 17th of October 2014 at Birchwood Hotel, Johannesburg. The presentation is based on 13 country studies on “Financing Water Resource Management in SADC” which was commissioned by the SADC/GIZ Transboundary Water Resources Management Programme, to deepen the understanding of investments in water resources management and development and to create arguments to increase these investments in SADC countries.