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International Pact for better management of national and transboundary basins

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This pact call for the commitment of governments, international organizations and all actors of the water field (particularly basin organizations) for a better management of national and transboundary basins.

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Diffusion of the key performance indicators for IWRM developed for the Africa region

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Since 2007, the International Office for Water (IOWater) and the International Network of Basin Organizations (INBO) are developing performance indicators for the assessment of African Transboundary Basin Organizations (TBOs).

 

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ECOWAS initiatives for the sound development of dams

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In Africa and West Africa in particular, there is a need of large hydraulic infrastructures for the development of irrigation, access to energy and more broadly the general improvement of incomes and way of life. Such infrastructures are crucial for economic development and integration of the region. However, they can also be destructive if their realization doesn’t take into account environmental and social aspects, and if it is made without concertation through transboundary basin organization in order not to jeopardize upstream/downstream relationship.

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Standards for water and wastewater in Albania.

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One of the main aims is to increase the capacity of Albanian actors for build and manage water and wastewater infrastructures.

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Integrated water resource management in Bamboutos mountains watershed and improved water supply in Mbouda town

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Mbouda City located in the western province of Cameroon has a population of about 180,000 inhabitants and 30% hardly have access to drinking water. It is not only the issue of access to clean water but the whole issue of water resources managing that has to be taken into account. Read the rest of this entry →

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