A one-day meeting of the ECOWAS Regional Water Observation and Information System with contact persons representing key institution/organization was held at INTIS Royal Suite, Abuja on 23rd October. 2018.
The Volta Basin Authority held on 9 and 10 October 2018 in Bamako, Mali a regional workshop to validate the provisional final report of the study for the elaboration of a strategy accompanied by a communication plan.
The seventh Africa Water Week was organized in Gabon from 0ctober 29 to November 02 on the theme « Toward Achieving Water Security and Safely Managed Sanitation for Africa”. GWP was one the main session convening institution and GWP WA was represented by the Chair, Prof. Amadou Hama MAIGA and the Executive Secretary, Mr. Armand HOUANYE.
The Guinea Country Water Partnership is preparing to sign a MOU for its collaboration with national Hydraulic Fund. The chair El Hadj Mamadou Alpha HANN had a meeting with the Director General of the Hydraulics Fund, Mr. Ibrahima DIANE to discuss the issue and agree on the steps of the process.
On October 18, 2018, the GWP-WA Steering Committee meeting was held in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso bringing together 22 representatives of different structures, including the Global Water Partnership Organisation (GWPO), some West African Country Water Partnerships (CWP),
he Designated National Authority of the Green Climate Fund (DNA/GCF) of Burkina Faso, Mr. Mamadou HONADIA, held a workshop in Koudougou on 19 and 20 October 2018 bringing together representatives of the
"Strengthening Investments for Climate Resilient Development in the Lac Nokoué-Lagoon Complex of Porto Novo (RICC)" is a project proposal submitted by the Country Water Partnership (CWP) of Benin that the African Development Bank (AfDB) is supporting financially for an amount of Four hundred and ninety-five thousand three hundred and forty (495,340) Euros over a period of Twenty-four (24) months.
A GWP delegation including the Chair, Prof. MAIGA, ES Armand HOUANYE, Technical Committee chair, Dr. BARRY and Network Officer, Julienne ROUX met on 16, 17 and 19 October with several institutions to start or strengthen collaboration. The personalities and institutions met include the Executive Director of the Volta Basin Authority (VBA), IFAD Burkina Faso Office,