News & Events

/ West Africa

Mali: national dialogue on the Nexus Water-Energy-Food Security

A national workshop on the appropriation of the dialogue NEXUS Water-Energy- Food Security was organized on 02 and 03 May 2018 by the National Coordination of Users of the Niger basin (CNU). The CWP-MALI was represented by its chair, Mr Sylla Mamadou.
/ West Africa

Mali: A new Executive Secretary for the CWP

Alioune Bagou DIARRA has been recruited as the new Executive Secretary for the Country Water Partnership of Mali from June 1ST 2018. He holds a Masters’ Degree in Water and Environment from 2IE, an advanced degree in Applied Chemistry.
/ West Africa

Niger, the national water week organized

The national water week of Niger was held in Dosso from 21 to 23 May 2018. The event was marked by the keynote speech by the Minister of Hydraulics and Sanitation
/ West Africa

GWP-WA receives visit from new WSA ES

Hobah Pierre ROGOTO, the new Executive Secretary of the Pan African Agency Water and Sanitation (WSA) together with three of his staff were received on 7 May 2018 by the regional secretariat of GWP-WA. The visitors explained that this was a courtesy visit to one of their main partners after the crisis that WSA has undergone for the last years.
/ West Africa

Water Star competition receives candidates

The Burkina Faso youth group organizing the “Water Star” competition have received many entries in the three categories i.e. poem/slam, drawing and photography.
/ West Africa

SNO meets with partners

GWP Senior Network Officer (SNO) Julienne ROUX took the opportunity of her stay in Ouagadougou to meet and get to know some of GWP/WA's strategic partners. Together with the executive secretary, she met the ECOWAS Water Resources Coordination Centre (WRCC) and the Executive Directorate of the Volta Basin Authority (DE ABV).

SNO visits GWP WA in Burkina Faso

Julienne ROUX, Senior Network Officer (SNO) for GWP-WA, made a week-long immersion visit to the Regional Executive Secretariat in Ouagadougou.
/ West Africa

GWP WA chair discusses with CWP Côte d’Ivoire

Taking advantage of his stay in Abidjan as part of the establishment of the ABCBT, the Chair of GWP-WA had an exchange meeting on Thursday 26 April 2018 with stakeholders of the CWP Côte d'Ivoire (PNECI). The meeting was attended by some members of the Steering Committee and the Scientific and Technical Committee of the CWP. The exchanges focused on the revitalization of the Country Water Partnership of Côte d'Ivoire.
/ West Africa

My School Is Not A Garbage Can, a youth initiative in Benin

On Friday, April 27, 2018, the Benin Youth Parliament for Water (RB/PMJE), launched the project "My School Is Not a Garbage Can" (MENUP) at Godomey College. An initiative supported by CWP Benin as the technical partner and coach of the RB/PMJE.