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/ Global

WACDEP launches Young Professional Development Initiative

GWP is calling on Young Professionals in fields related to water management and development, who wish to enhance their professional capacity to express their interest in promoting youth and water engagement through the WACDEP country and regional programmes.

/ Eastern Africa, Global

WACDEP Inspired Citizens - Minister Dialogue on Lake Cohoha Management

The GWP Water, Climate and Development Programme (WACDEP) guided and inspired a National Dialogue between the Burundi Ministry of Water, Environment, Land Management and Urbanism (MEATU) and citizens over the sustainable management of the Cohoha Water Catchment in December 2013.

/ Eastern Africa, Global

Rwanda - WACDEP support integration of water security and climate change

“One of the key activities of the Water, Climate and Development Programme (WACDEP )program in Rwanda is integrating water security and climate resilience into national development planning and decision-making processes, particularly into budget policy”.

/ Eastern Africa, Global

Rwanda-Burundi to Fast-Track WACDEP Implementation

Water, Climate and Development Programme (WACDEP) implementation team from Rwanda and Burundi resolved to fast-track the implementation activities and fill existing gaps identified in the 2013. The commitment was expressed during a joint review and self-assessment meeting bringing together 21 participants in Kigali, Rwanda November, 8th 2013.

/ Global

Strengthening technical skills in Africa to advance NAPs

Water security is a key issue for National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) to address in East African countries.

National Adaptation Plan Global Support Programme (NAP-GSP) partner the Global Water Partnership (GWP), in collaboration with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy Analysis in Africa (CEEPA- University of Pretoria) and other partners, is providing support a number of African countries to integrate the economics of adaptation in the context of water security and climate resilient development.

/ Eastern Africa, Global

Rwanda-Burundi Communication and Journalism Practitioners Training

GWP Eastern Africa organized a Water and Climate Development (WACDEP) Training Workshop on August 21-22, 2013 in Bugesera District, Rwanda. The title of the workshop was “Role of Communication in Promoting Water Security and Climate Resilience.” The theme was grounded in the understanding that the success of WACDEP rests on how all stakeholders are informed, actively engaged and owning the processes: consultations, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. A total of 30 communications experts and journalists from Burundi and Rwanda attended the training.