Information
  • Submitted by: World Bank Group
  • Topic: Water and sanitation
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  • Date of completion: 2006-03-01
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Action network
  • This voluntary initiative came from Partnerships for SD (CSD11/WSSD)
Nile Basin Initiative

Partner(s)

Governments:
Government of Burundi - Ministries in Charge of Water Affairs
Government of Democratic Republic of the Congo - Ministries in Charge of Water Affairs
Government of Egypt - Ministries in Charge of Water Affairs
Government of Ethiopia - Ministries in Charge of Water Affairs
Government of Kenya - Ministries in Charge of Water Affairs
Government of Rwanda - Ministries in Charge of Water Affairs
Government of Sudan - Ministries in Charge of Water Affairs
Government of Uganda - Ministries in Charge of Water Affairs
Government of United Republic of Tanzania - Ministries in Charge of Water Affairs

UN System::
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (United States of America)
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) (United States of America)

Other intergovernmental organizations:
Nile Basin Initiative Secretariat (Uganda)

Description/achievement of initiative

(Vision); To achieve sustainable socioeconomic development through the equitable utilization of, and benefit from the common Nile Basin water resources.
Objectives;
1. to develop the Water resources of the Nile in a sustainable and equitable way to ensure prosperity, security and peace for all its people
2. to ensure efficient water management and the optimal use of the resources
3. to ensure cooperation and joint action between the riparian countries, seeking win-win gains
4. to target poverty eradication and promote economic integration
5. to ensure that the program results in a move from planning to action

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