Saturday, Oct 20, 2018

Nairobi, 06-10-2014: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) brought financial support to the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) for their 4th Nile Basin Development Forum held in Nairobi on October 06-07, 2014, while giving all IGAD member states officials, whether part of the NBI or not, the opportunity to attend the Forum in preparation of the First IGAD Forum on Water set for early December this year in Nairobi.

The official opening ceremony was presided over by Prof. Judi W. Wakhungu, Cabinet Secretary-Ministry of Environment, Water, and Natural Resources (MEWNR) of Kenya with facilitation from Mr. John R. Nyaoro, NBI Executive Director, who thanked IGAD for contributing to “making this happen” along with other sponsors. Key note addresses were given by ministerial level officials from Tanzania, Sudan, and from high level personalities from World Bank, and a U.S. water management Centre (CADWES).

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Mbabane, Swaziland, 25-09-2014: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) organized a study tour to Swaziland for member states’ officials in the field of agriculture and water management from September 21st to 25th in order to expose them to trans-boundary water management experiences and best practices in that part of the continent.

This study tour which was organized by the Inland Water Resources Management Program (INWRMP) of IGAD was led by Mr. Fred Mwango-INWRMP Team Leader with participation fom officials and legal experts holding high-level positions in Ministries of Agriculture and water management boards within IGAD member states.

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Kampala, UGANDA, 25-06-2014: The Inland Water Resources Management Program (INWRMP) of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in conjunction with Makerere University’s School of Law opened the first ever training course on water law and policy for IGAD member states’ concerned ministries this morning at the Environmental Law Centre on Makerere Campus in Kampala, Uganda.

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Tadjourah, Djibouti, 20-06-2014: A five-day training workshop on the characteristics and monitoring of watersheds in the Republic of Djibouti closed this morning with a certificate hand-over ceremony presided over by the Governor of Tadjourah, HEM Abdoulmalik Mohamed Banoita, at Le Golfe Hotel of Tadjourah.

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Djibouti, 17-06-2014: A two-day pre-award workshop for select Non-Governmental Organizations/Civil Society Organizations and Applied Research Institutions/Universities from IGAD member countries closed today at the Conference Hall of the IGAD Secretariat in Djibouti.

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