The priority actions are located at the level of the fundamental orientation n° 3 which aims at "Strengthening the resilience of the populations of the transboundary sub-basin of the Mekrou and its zone of influence in a sustainable way, by ensuring comfortably the coverage of their basic needs (water, sanitation, food security) by 2030".
The national sensitization workshop for stakeholders on the flood and drought risk profile in the Volta Basin of Togo held on 23 to 25 May 2022, in Lomé. This was preceded on 9, 10 and 11 May by the Burkina Faso’s national workshop.
On 19 and 20 May 2022, a workshop was held in Conakry to restitute and validate the results of the study mission on "The realization of the prospective diagnosis of the Fouta Djallon Massif along with the analysis of opportunities and the proposal of options/priorities for the restoration of the degraded ecosystems of the Massif".
The Council of the Water Agency of the Mekrou sub-basin in Niger was established on 10 May 2022 in Dosso. The installation workshop served as a framework for validating the Water Development and Management Scheme (SAGE) of the Mekrou sub-basin and its area of influence in Niger, as well as for launching three pilot initiatives for the protection and development of the sub-basin's water resources and related resources.
On 13 May 2022, the second meeting of the Steering Committee (SC) of the "Water for Growth and Poverty Reduction in the Mekrou sub-basin of Niger" Project (Mekrou Phase 2-Niger Project), financed by the European Union through its Delegation in Niamey, was held in Dosso.
At the end of April 2022, GWP-WA Secretariat was approached by the Benin CWP with a request of collaboration from the National Water Institute of Benin to mobilize resource persons in the region to provide appropriate content and to conduct 3 webinars on:
The Country Water Partnership (CWP) Senegal received a grant from the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) for the establishment of an advisory group, and the development, management and hosting of two e-learning courses on two topics namely “groundwater resources management” and “professional borehole management”.