The specific objectives of this component of the BASAL project (implemented by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) together with the Cuban Institutions partners), in consistency with the above overall objectives of the project, are:

This project, requested by the African Ministers of Water to DG Devco, intends to scale up the approach of the phase I of the project (pilot project) and to address the lack of sustainability in capacity building in the water sector in Africa.

The main activities of the project will consist in:

Strengthening of two existing NEPAD water Centres of Excellence networks in West and Southern Africa;

• Creation of two NEPAD water Centres of Excellence network in Central and Eastern Africa;

Murray Biedler, Water Division, UNESCO & Paolo Ronco, Joint Research Center, EU Commission & Mila Palamar, ONE Ambassador at European Development Days, 

Europe’s leading forum on development since 2006, Organized by the European Commission, the European Development Days (EDD) bring the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.

https://www.eudevdays.eu/about-EDD

The study reported below was commissioned by the International Water Association on behalf of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa. The International Union for Conservation Nature were also partner in developmnet of the study.

Launched by NEPAD on 1st Februray, the Call for Expression of Interest for Universities and Research Institutions in Water Sciences to constitute and become members of the AU/NEPAD Central and Eastern African Network of Water Centres of Excellence (AU/NEPAD CEANWATCE), is expected to receive Application until next 28th February 2017.

Programme de la Session 2016 de la réunion régionale du Comité Consultatif du Mécanisme Global de Coordination du Projet Mékrou, les 12, 13 et 14 Octobre 2016 à Cotonou (BENIN) à l’hôtel SUN BEACH

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