Category

Water Cooperation And Diplomacy

  • Nile Media Debates: Getting Sudan in the Picture

    May 11, 2018

    EMANUELE FANTINI · May 11, 2018 May 3rd, World Press Freedom Day was celebrated all around the world. Two special – and personal – mentions: the first one for my colleague Iginio Gagliardone (University of Wits, Johannesburg), lead researchers with Nicole Streamlau (University of Oxford) and Monroe Price (University of Pennsylvania), of the UNESCO report World Trends […]

  • IHE Delft Boosts Sustainable Water Services Management in Uganda’s Small Towns

    March 20, 2018

    Saphira Nahabwe March 20, 2018 Some water wells and streams in drier villages of north and north-eastern Uganda are drying up again. But, a number of families in these villages are not worried. For, they will no longer depend on vagaries of these water resources to meet their water needs. Now, National Water and Sewerage […]

  • Lake Chad Basin: Experts Call For Recharging of Shrining Lake Chad with Water from Outside the Basin

    March 1, 2018

    PAMACC News Agency March 01, 2018 The Executive Secretary of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) Engr. Sanusi Abdullahi, has said there would be no solution to the shrinking of the Lake Chad that does not involve recharging the Lake with water from outside the basin. Sanusi was delivering a speech at the International Conference […]

  • Water, Conflict and Cooperation: Managing Water Conflicts through Water Governance Decentralization

    December 5, 2017

    PAMACC News Agency December 05, 2017 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number six is about ensuring availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all. However, the noted increase of droughts, both in frequency and intensity blamed on climate change have resulted in increased incidences of water related conflicts due to high demand. Some of […]

  • Life After Gibe III Dam Construction: Kenya’s Smallest Tribe Struggles to Survive as Lake Turkana Water Recedes

    November 9, 2017

    Article by Fredrick Mugira, video by Benedict Moran November 9, 2017 For most El Molo people in Kenya, the past year has been the worst in living memory. Lake Turkana, the water body that they and their ancestors have depended on, is incapable of feeding them. This tiny tribe – with a population of less […]

  • Rwanda: Villagers Evicted From Rusumo Dam Site Face Water Shortage

    November 4, 2017

    Mohammed M.Mupenda November 4, 2017 Water shortage has been cited as the biggest challenge hampering the income generating projects of Rwandans and Tanzanians who were evicted from both sides of Akagera River to pave way for construction of Rusumo falls power project at Rusumo. This is according to officials with the Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary […]

  • Museveni Cautions against Approaching River Nile Issues from a Parochial Point Of View

    June 23, 2017

    Orishaba Adella June 23, 2017 Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has told heads of state at the first ever summit of the Nile Basin Heads of State to work for the social transformation of their people as the ultimate guarantor of the Nile basin’s security. “All Nile Valley countries should be assisted to develop and become […]

  • FAO Roots for Unlocking Africa’s Agriculture Potential

    May 16, 2017

    Water Journalists Africa May 16, 2017 Even with some large arid and semi-arid areas, the continent’s vast water resources are, on average underutilized, with only about 2-3 percent of renewable water resource in use, compared to five percent worldwide. Africa is also home to an abundant supply of labour for agriculture-related products and services. However, […]

  • Reaffirmation of Lake Tanganyika International Boundaries Kicks Off

    April 14, 2017

    Annitah Matsika April 14, 2017 The African Union Commission (AUC) has embarked on plans to reaffirm international boundaries of Lake Tanganyika. The delimitation and demarcation of land and maritime boundaries is in line with the decision by the 28th ordinary session of the Assembly of the Union for the extension of the deadline for the […]

  • Feature: Construction of Two Dams Changes Village Life in Sudan

    March 21, 2017

    Ishraga Abbas March 21, 2017 Two dams constructed in eastern Sudan have changed the lives of many village communities, enabling villagers to live lives they had never dreamed of. The citizens of Gedaref state in eastern Sudan celebrated the inauguration of Atbara and sitait dams early this year which are to produce electricity and most […]