Transboundary Water Resources

Water-Speading Wiers for the Development of Degraded Dry River Valleys - Experience from the Sahel

Report - 2012

The present study is an outcome of a joint KfW and GIZ initiative that has been implemented on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development /(BMZ). Its purpose is to describe the new approach involving the...

Toward a Joint Management of Transboundary Aquifer Systems

Study/Research - 2011

Today, over 270 transboundary aquifer systems have been identified worldwide,[ 1 ] but very few are the target of projects aiming at a better mutual management or, where this question is raised, only cover certain aspects. For instance,...

Sharing the water, sharing the benefits: Lessons from six large dams in West Africa

Research paper - 2011

Case Study of Six Large Dams in West Africa

Investigating Water Security Across a Rainfall Transect - Preliminary Results From Water Economy & Livelihoods Survey in Nigeria and Mali

Study Report - 2011

Ground Water Science Open Programme - Open Report OR/11/018

African Infrastructure Intelligence Report

Report - 2011

The ICA has partnered with leading financial information group PEI to produce the African Infrastructure Intelligence Report. The report provides an objective and substantive overview of Africa's infrastructure needs, giving those engaged in...

The Zambezi River Basin A Multi-Sector Investment Opportunities Analysis

Report - 2010

The Zambezi River Basin (ZRB) is one of the most diverse and valuable natural resources in Africa. Its waters are critical to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction in the region. In addition to meeting the basic needs...

Eastern Nile Watershed Management Project—PID

Report - 2008

The overall goal or higher level objectives of the proposed Eastern Nile Watershed Management Project is to “assist Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan to develop and implement coordinated approaches and planning frameworks for integrated land and...

Niger Basin Water Resources Development and Sustainable Ecosystems Management Project—PID

Report - 2007

The Niger River provides the economic mainstay for its nine riparian countries – Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Niger and Nigeria. It is  Africa’s third longest river (4,200 km) with a basin area...

Donor Acitivity in Transboundary Water Cooperation in Africa - Results of G8 initiated Survey 2004 -2007

Report - 2007

At the 2002 Kananaskis/Canada Summit, the Heads of State and Government of eight major industrialised countries (G8) and the representatives of the European Union met with African Leaders and agreed to the G8 Africa Action Plan. In this action plan,...

Senegal River Basin Multi-purpose Water Resources Development Project–PID

Report - 2006

The pressing issues in the Senegal River Basin are to (i) optimize equitable uses of water during periods of water shortages and drought and provide improved access to safe water, (ii) restore favorable social and environmental conditions...