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The NBA is an intergovernmental organisation aiming to foster cooperation in managing and developing the resources of the basin of the River Niger. Members are nine states: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Niger and Nigeria. [editors ilissAfrica]
AWIRU is a not-for-profit applied research organisation based at the University of Pretoria, established to develop an African capacity to understand the complexity of African water management and development issues. AWIRU's objective is to generate water management solutions that are politically, socially, economically, environmentally and culturally sustainable in Africa.
Some working papers and reports are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
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]
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]
The mandate of the WRC of South Africa is is to support water research and development as well as the building of a sustainable water research capacity. The WRC serves as the country's water-centred knowledge hub leading the creation, dissemination and application of water-centred knowledge, focusing on water resource management, water-linked ecosystems, water use and waste management and water utilisation in agriculture.
A multitude of publications is downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]