GWP WA on groundwater at the Forum of Bamako

The 18th session of the Bamako Forum was held on 22 to 24 February 2018 around the topic “Land use planning in the Sahel-Saharan region: a factor for security, development and peace ".

More than 300 participants from all over the world took part in the 18th edition of the Bamako Forum.

Professor MAIGA, chair GWP WA was one of the speakers. He made a presentation on the stakes, challenges and potential for groundwater and rivers in the Sahel?

To this plenary session were also invited as speakers the Minister of Economy and Finance of Burkina Faso, the Executive Secretary of CILSS, a former Malian minister, Chair of the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission, and the Director of the Africa and West Asia Office of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance.