News & Events

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GWP-WA at the Africa Regional Water Team Days

Prof. Amadou Hama MAIGA, Chair of GWP West Africa attended the Africa Regional Water Team Days organized in Niamey, Niger, on 27 to 29 May 2019 by the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC).
/ West Africa

GWP-WA supports VBA for ecosystem management

The Volta Basin Authority (VBA) organized the first and second training workshops on ''Ecosystem planning and management for climate change adaptation in the Volta Basin'' from 20 to 24 May 2019 in Bamako, Mali and on 27 to 31 May 2019 in Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso.
/ West Africa

GWP Mali develops an action plan of recommendations on IWRM

Since November 2018, the Country Water Partnership of Mali had initiated a consultation framework with the various stakeholders to address the dangers facing water resources and the lack of reliable results of the actions undertaken by the various structures involved in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in the country.
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VBA organizes Committee of Experts and Council of Ministers in Accra, Ghana

The Executive Secretary of Ghana Country Water Partnership participated from 6th to 9th May 2019, in the meeting of the Technical Committee of Experts of the Volta Basin Authority at Coconut Grove Hotel in Accra, Ghana. About forty (40) participants were present, drawn from the six (6) riparian States of the basin, notably the focal points of the VBA in the countries and technical and financial partners including the IUCN, GWP-WA, UEMOA, and Water Integrity Network (WIN). Also, technical structures from Ghana participated in the meeting.
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VBA holds 4th Forum of Parties in Cotonou to involve all basin stakeholders

The Volta Basin Authority (VBA) held from 9 to 11 April 2019 the 4th session of the Forum of Parties which is a platform bringing together in addition to the VBA member States representatives of major stakeholders including farmers, women, youth associations, private sector, NGOs, etc. active in the basin.
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Togo, TFTC keeps women and youth engagement high for a rural sustainable development

Some associations have started making their own compost after the assistance they were given two weeks ago with some inputs including a box of "mycotri" and bags of chicken droppings. They have started their production activities including heat and humidity control, substrate decomposition degree and maintenance activities such as pile turning, and watering were carried out.
/ West Africa

Côte d’Ivoire, CWP takes part in two partners workshops in Abidjan

The national workshop on the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes was organized by the Ministry of Water and Forestry on April 15 to discuss the «Opportunities and Prospects for Côte d'Ivoire". The meeting was attended by representatives of the major embassies in Côte d'Ivoire, the Convention Secretariat, the Parliament, Ministries, Technical and Financial Partners, private companies and civil society.