WRCU is a regional Unit in charge of the follow-up and supervision of ECOWAS activities in the domain of water management and implementation of the Regional Action Plan on IWRM in West Africa. The Unit is placed under the supervision of ECOWAS Deputy Executive Secretary in charge of Integration Programs and is localised in Ouagadougou - Burkina Faso.
The objective is the promotion of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) practices, the coordination and follow-up of the Regional Action Plan in order to permit the West African countries to have an operational IWRM Action Plan at their disposal in accordance with ECOWAS statutes, policies and programmes. ... [according to site editor's information]
Created by the four bordering countries - Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria - the aims of the LCBC are to regulate and control the use of water and other natural resources in the basin and to initiate, promote, and coordinate natural resource development projects and research. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Mission of the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry is to realize the potential of the Agricultural, Water and Forestry sectors towards the promotion of an efficient and sustainable socio-economic development for a prosperous Namibia. The site offers a number of related resources and links. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The MNRT mandate is to protect, manage natural and cultural resources and develop tourism. The website offers related information and documents. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is a non-profit organization with a staff of 350 and offices in over 10 countries across Asia and Africa and Headquarters in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
IWMI targets water and land management challenges faced by poor communities in the developing world/or in developing countries and through this contributes towards the achievement of the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of reducing poverty, hunger and maintaining a sustainable environment.
Research is the core activity of IWMI. The research agenda is organized around four priority Themes including Basin Water Management; Land, Water and Livelihoods; Agriculture, Water and Cities; and Water Management and Environment. Cross cutting activities in all themes include, assessment of land and water productivity and their relationship to poverty, identification of interventions that improve productivity as well as access to and sustainability of natural resources, assessment of the impacts of interventions on productivity, livelihoods, health and environmental sustainability. ... [according to site editor's information]
Africare is a private US organization assissting Africa in partnership with African communities. Africare's programs address needs in three principal areas:
* Health and HIV/AIDS
* Food security and agriculture
* Water resource development
Africare supports also programs in Emergency response, Environmental management, Literacy and vocational training, Microenterprise development, Civil-society development and governance and women’s empowerment .
It works in some 25 sub-Saharan countries. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
NBI is a partnership of the Nile Basin states. It seeks to develop the river in a cooperative manner, share substantial socioeconomic benefits, and promote regional peace and security. According to the policy guidelines the objectives are inter alia
- to develop the Nile Basin water resources in a sustainable and equitable way to ensure prosperity, security, and peace for all its peoples,
- to ensure efficient water management and the optimal use of the resources,
- to ensure cooperation and joint action between the riparian countries,
- to target poverty eradication and promote economic integration. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
WUC is a corporate body wholly owned by the Botswana government. Its mandate is to provide potable water to Botswana's urban centres. The Corporation treats raw water and provides bulk water to the Department of Water Affairs for onwards distribution to over twenty villages. [according to site editor's information]
The NWSC is a utility parastatal 100% owned by the Government. Its mission is to operate and provide water and sewerage services in areas entrusted to it, on a sound, commercial and viable basis. Some publications are downloadable. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The mission of the Kenyan Ministry of Water and Irrigation is to assure Integrated Water Resources Management and Development through stakeholder participation to ensure water availability and accessibility to enhance National Development. The website gives access to a number of related documents. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]