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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]
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]
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]
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]