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]
This Ministry is entrusted with the responsibility of developing and managing water resources of the country. The objective of the website is to create a platform where the Ministry and irrigation sector stakeholders and the public can communicate in order to get information on day to day activities. A number of reports is downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Créé en 1973 pendant une période de sécheresse touchant la région afin de mobiliser les populations sahéliennes et la communauté internationale autour de l'aide d'urgence, le CILSS a recentré ses activités depuis 1990 autour de la sécurité alimentaire et de la gestion des ressources naturelles. Son objectif général est
* la formulation, l'analyse, la coordination et l'harmonisation des stratégies et politiques ;
* le renforcement de la coopération scientifique et technique ;
* la collecte, le traitement et la diffusion des informations ;
* le renforcement des capacités des différents acteurs, y compris le secteur privé ;
* la capitalisation et la diffusion des expériences et des acquis ;
* l'accompagnement dans la mise en oeuvre des stratégies, des politiques et des programmes. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site; rédaction 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]
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]
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]
L’Office National de l’Assainissement du Sénégal (ONAS) est un établissement public à caractère industriel et commercial chargé de la gestion du secteur de l’assainissement liquide. Ses missions sont entre autres:
* La planification et la programmation des investissements;
* La maîtrise d'ouvrages et la maîtrise d'œuvre, la conception et le contrôle des études et des travaux d'infrastructures d'eaux usées et pluviales;
* L'exploitation et la maintenance des installations d'assainissement d'eaux usées et pluviales. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]