The countries of the world have jointly committed to achieve the SDGs through the implementation of the 2030 Agenda, including the SDG #6 on water and sanitation, central to achieve the other SDGs, particularly related to agriculture, energy, disaster resilience, health, environment and ecosystems, economic growth, and SDG #16 on promoting peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development.
The Benin WACDEP-G team together with the CWP hold on 7 December 2021 a workshop to validate the report on the development of a shared vision on gender transformative approach in Benin. The event took place in Grand Popo with main partners including the Directorate general of environment and climate (DGEC), the FNEC, the NDA, focal points of various ministries, CSOs in gender promotion and consultants.
CWP Benin and WACDEP-G team held on December 9 and 10, 2021 in Natitingou in Northern Benin, a workshop to encourage local stakeholders in the national part of the Volta Basin to improve practices, attitudes, behaviors, social norms, belief systems and regulations in order to promote gender-transformative investments in water security and climate resilience.
“Access to water and climate information services: better understanding gender inequalities to strengthen women's decision-making power in Benin” is the topic of the training workshop on December 21-22, 2021, in Natitingou, Benin by the CWP and the WACDEP-G team.
A two-day regional meeting to present the floods and drought risk maps and climate scenarios for the Volta Basin was held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on 20 and 22 December 2021 to get useful feedbacks from national and regional stakeholders for their final improvement and finalization.
On December 15, 2021, CWP Mali with the National Directorate of Water (DNH) held a workshop to advocate for the revitalization of the National Water Council in order to accelerate the implementation of IWRM and the achievement of the SDGs in Mali.
The Water Resources Commission (WRC), in collaboration with the Country Water Partnership - Ghana (CWP-Ghana) has implemented the IWRM Action Plan for Ghana through review of the Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Plans for the Pra and Tano Basins.
An information and sharing workshop on an initiative for ecological water management to contribute to the scientific animation of the World Water Forum to be held in Dakar in March 2022. The aim is to support local elected officials in taking into account the ecological dimension of water in development policies.