GWP WA chair on Sanitation and IWRM at AFWA Congress

Professor Amadou Hama MAIGA was one of the presenters during the 19th Congress of the African Water Association (AfWA) held in Bamako from 11 to 16 February 2018. “Sanitation and Integrated Water Resources Management -IWRM” was the topic of the communication made by GWP WA chair.

This presentation was made at the plenary and Prof. MAIGA took part in a panel discussion together with the Senegalese Minister of Hydraulics and Sanitation, the Malian Minister of Environment, Sanitation and Sustainable Development, Jean Michel Ossette of the African Water Facility, AfDB and a representative of the World Bank.

The theme of the Congress was "Accelerating access to sanitation and water for all in Africa amidst the challenges of climate change”. The event gathered about 1,200 participants from 42 countries from Africa, Europe, Asia and America during which the fora of mayors, young water professionals, women professionals, symposium, plenary and parallel sessions, side event were organized.