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Forum kicks-off process to assist in mobilising water and sanitation investments in Africa

Jakaya Kikwete

The Development of the AIP Water Investment Scorecard, which will assist in mobilising water and sanitation investments in Africa through political commitment at the highest level in Africa, was formally initiated during a recent online event. Mr Jakaya Kikwete, former President of Tanzania, as well as Chair of Global Water Partnership Southern Africa The event was hosted by President Jakaya ...

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How Global Water Partnership’s West Africa country offices are living with coronavirus


The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the entire globe, including West African countries and upsetting virtually all activities planned by various communities. Movement has reduced in all countries, and with what looks with harder measures in some. Coronavirus According to the Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso-based Global Water Partnership West Africa (GWP-WA), its Country Water Partnerships (CWPs) in the sub-region are not an ...

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GWP: Nigeria gets new chair, West Africa seeks one


A General Assembly of partners to the Global Water Partnership (GWP) – Nigeria held recently in Abuja saw the emergence of Moses Beckley as the new Chair. He succeeds Dr Hassan Bdliya, has served two terms in office from 2010 to 2016. Mr. Beckley is currently the Director General of the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) and has more than ...

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Nigerian, other African journalists explore water financing

Twenty journalists from Nigeria and nine other West African countries on Monday commenced a weeklong capacity building/training on water financing and protection within the sub-region. The workshop, which is holding in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, is organised by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Global Water Partnership for West Africa (GWP/WA) to strengthen the capacity of media ...

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West African govts cautioned against impacts of mining

Mr Salif Lamoussa Kabore, Burkina Faso’s Minister for Mining, Quarries and Energy, has called for effective regulation of mining activities in the West African Sub-region to prevent environmental degradation. He said although mining contributed to the socio-economic development of countries in the sub-region, “it does not come without environmental impact for our nations”. Mr Kabore noted that the rate, at which ...

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