The CWP Benin and PROTOS strengthen the capacity of local actors for the promotion of good hygiene and sanitation practices around agricultural production units and standpipes at Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) demonstration sites in the Mono and Couffo departments.
In the night of Wednesday 16 to Thursday 17 May, a drama occurred in Lake Toho in Kpinou, in the commune of Athiémé /Departement of Mono, South-West Benin. Lifeless fish floated to the surface of the lake. The authorities of the sectoral ministries, in turn, went down to the site to observe the damage. Thousands of dead fish lay on the ground of a fish farm developer in Kpinnou.
GWP WA is collaborating with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to support the Volta Basin Authority (VBA) to integrate flood and drought management and develop early warning for its climate change adaptation measures.
The Malian Minister of Energy and Water, Malick Alhousseïni, presided over the opening ceremony of the Steering Committee of the Joint Water Resources Management Support Programme (PCA-GIRE) met on May 31st in Bamako. In attendance was also the Swedish Ambassador, the representative of the Dutch Embassy and the Chair of CWP-Mali.
The National Coalition of the International Drinking Water and Sanitation Campaign (CN-CIEPA/WASH) in partnership with the International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC) are mobilizing civil society organizations (including the CWP) to position themselves on the rationale of waste management in the Malian capital city Bamako.
A workshop on the harmonized review of the Water, Environment, Urban Planning and State Domain Sector (SEEUDE) for the 2017 financial year was held on Thursday 3 May in Bamako. In attendance were all stakeholders from the sectors mentioned above.