New Senior Managers of NBI briefed on GWPE flagship Programmes

The New Senior Managers of Nile Basin Initiative Secretariat notably Engineer Teferra Beyene Asfaw, the Executive Secretary and Ms. Dorothy Kaggwa, Head of Strategic Planning and Management were briefed on the Global Water Partnership Eastern Africa (GWPEA) programmes, activities and working framework.

Mr Safari Patrick, the GWPEA Regional Coordinator, presented to the new Senior Officials on the GWP vision, mission, strategic goals and flagship programmes, working relations between the two sister organizations.
Mr. Teferra Beyene Asfaw pledged to further deepen the existing collaboration between GWPEA and NBI guided by the host agreement signed. Eng. Teferra was appointed by the Nile Council of Ministers (Nile-COM) during the 20th regular Nile-COM meeting held in Kigali, Rwanda on 5th July, 2012.The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) is an inter-governmental organization dedicated to equitable and sustainable management and development of the shared water resources of the Nile Basin. NBI Member States include Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Eritrea is as an observer.