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Working visit of the Minister of Water Resources of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Niger Basin Authority in Niamey (Niger)
Monday, 22 August 2016 11:55

From 21 to 24 August 2016, His Excellency, Suleiman H. Adamu, Minister of Water Resources of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Niger Basin Authority will be conducting a working visit in Niger.  The Chairman of the Council of Ministers will make inquiries about the working conditions of the Executive Secretariat and also discuss on the Institution’s activities.

Visite PCM ABNDuring this visit, the Chairman of the NBA Council of Ministers will be meeting the Highest Authorities of Niger.
The Minister of Hydraulics and Sanitation of Niger, NBA Supervising Minister, the entire staff of the Niger Basin Authority, the representatives of users of the Niger Basin’s resources and the press have been mobilized to warmly welcome the Chairman of the Council of Ministers.

 
The President of Faso in discussion with the Executive Secretary of the Niger Basin Authority
Monday, 04 July 2016 08:32

On Tuesday, 28th June 2016, President of Faso, H. E. Roch Marc Christian KABORE received in audience the Executive Secretary of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA), Mrs. Toupta BOGUENA. The Executive Secretary came to thank the Head of State for his support during her appointment as the NBA Executive Secretariat and to provide him with update of the Institution's activities.
“I visited the President of Faso for two reasons. Firstly, I wanted to thank him in person for the decisive role he played with his peers during my appointment in Cotonou on 8th January during the 11th Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Niger Basin Authority. Secondly, five months after at the head of the Institution, it was my duty to come and give him an update of activities”, said the NBA Executive Secretary.
Mrs. Toupta BOGUENA seized this opportunity to explain the difficulties faced by NBA, and also received advice from President Roch Marc Christian KABORE. The President of Faso in return praised the Executive Secretary’s dynamism and reassured her of his support so that she can successfully fulfill her mission for the benefit of the people of the basin.

 
Audience avec son Excellence le Président de la République Fédérale du Nigeria
Monday, 13 June 2016 09:10
There are no translations available.

 

 
Summary and Project Sheets of PIDACC/NB
Monday, 30 May 2016 17:38

THE DONORS' MEETING OF THE PROGRAMME FOR THE INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT AND ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE NIGER BASIN (PIDACC/NB): Summary and Project Sheets

As part of the preparation of the meeting of PIDACC/NB Donors which will be held on 1st June 2016 in Abuja (Federal Republic of Nigeria), NBA, in connection with the ADB, through the financial and technical support of ICA, produced many important documents, amongst which are: the Summary/synthesis of PIDACC/NB and the PIDACC/Country project sheets that can be downloaded.  
Sheets country projects

 
Réunion des Partenaires Techniques et Financiers du Programme Intégré de Développement et d'Adaptation aux Changements Climatiques dans le Bassin du Niger (PIDACC/BN): L'expérience de la BAD au service des Populations du Bassin du Niger.
Monday, 13 June 2016 12:19
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C'est à Abuja que s'est tenue  le mercredi 1er Juin 2016, la réunion des Partenaires Techniques et Financiers (PTF) du PIDACC/BN. Cette rencontre avait pour objectif de trouver les financements nécessaires à la mise en œuvre du programme. Les pays membres de l'ABN, les populations du Bassin du Niger à travers le président de la coordination régionale des Usagers (ères), les  Partenaires Techniques et Financiers avec la Banque Africaine de Développement comme chef de file ont pris part à cette importante rencontre. La réunion a permis d’enregistrer des annonces à hauteur de 114 724 920 000 de FCFA, soit 78% du montant total du PIDACC/BN.  Ce  qui met en exergue la qualité et l’excellence des rapports de coopération et de solidarité  entre l’ABN et ses partenaires.
Vous pouvez télécharger le communiqué final de la rencontre....

 
The Extraordinary Session of the Council of Ministers
Monday, 13 June 2016 06:58

The Extraordinary Session of the Council of Ministers of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA) was held at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja, Federal Republic of Nigeria, on 30th May 2016, under the chairmanship of Mr. Suleiman H. ADAMU, FNSE Minister of Water Resources of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chairman of the NBA Council of Ministers.

- Final communique

- PIDACC communique

- Resolutions

 
Press Release
Tuesday, 03 May 2016 16:43

The Niger Basin Authority (NBA) is made up of 9 member States: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Chad. The total population of the basin is about 130 Million inhabitants, 70% of which are rural, with a 50-year life expectancy. In view of its ecological and socio-economic significance, the Niger Basin is an essential asset for the development of the sub-region. But today, the Basin’ development perspectives are threatened by the effects of climate change which affect both ecosystems and populations. Faced with this situation, NBA is implementing significant projects and programmes for the benefit of populations.

It is within that framework that NBA is organizing a meeting of the partners of one of the most important Projects and Programmes, namely the Integrated Programme for Development and Adaptation to Climate Change (PIDACC), in Abidjan on 1st June 2016. The programme includes three action components:

• Restoring and conserving the Niger Basin’s Ecosystems (example : claiming 121,500 ha of degraded land);

• Improving populations’ living conditions and implementing support measures in the context of climate change (example: construction or rehabilitation  of 161 reservoirs, ponds, pastoral wells and boreholes);

• Building the capacities of actors responsible for managing natural resources at the local, national and regional levels (example : building the capacity of 50 fisher organizations and fishing product processing groups).


The cost of PIDACC/NB is estimated at 273,792 Million US Dollars, or 175, 492 Billion CFA francs.

The Objective of this important meeting is to mobilize the financing needed for implementing the programme. Prior to that event, there will be an Extraordinary Session of the NBA Council of Ministers scheduled from 26th to 31th May 2016.


"Together for the Development of the Basin"

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