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Bulletin information of Niger Basin Authority N°0015 - July 2016
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 18:13

Regarding the Niger Basin, As regards the Niger basin, it should be emphasized that this is one of the most vulnerable regions in the world, dramatically suffering from the adverse effects of climate change. The total population of the basin is about 130 million inhabitants, 70% rural, with a life expectancy of 50 years. Due to its ecological and socio-economic importance, the Niger Basin is an essential asset for the development of the sub-region. But today, the Basin’s development prospects are threatened by the effects of climate change affecting the ecosystems and populations.

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Regional Stakeholders Forum on Water Governance in Niger Basin, Cotonou/Benin, 1st to 3rd February, 2017
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 10:27

The Regional Stakeholders Forum on Water Governance in the Niger Basin was held at was held at Hotel Méditerranéen of Cotonou, in Benin, from 1st to 3rd February, 2017.

The Forum was organized by the Executive Secretariat of the Niger Basin Authority, in partnership with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Government of the Republic of Benin within the framework of the West African Environmental Governance Partnership (PAGE in French).
Several stakeholders attended that important event, particularly representatives of NBA Member Countries, National and Regional Coordinating Units of the Users of the Natural Resources of the Niger Basin, sub-regional organizations, Technical and Financial Partners, and executives of the NBA Executive Secretariat. Participants exchanged on policy documents and their implementation instruments adopted by NBA Statutory Bodies to sustainably establish and ensure good water resources governance in the Niger Basin.

For further information, please download the Final Communique.

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.

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....

Regional Forum on Water Governance in the Niger Basin
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 06:57

The Forum will take place from 31st January to February 02nd 2017 in Cotonou- Republic of Benin

The general theme of this forum is "The Niger River, source of cross-border cooperation for integrated Development"; it will be process through the following two sub-themes:
Session 1: Water at the international level and the United Nations Sustainable Development Objectives after 2015
Session 2: IWRM operation in the Niger Basin: Tools and mecanism for water governance.

The overall objective of the Forum is to inform the main stakeholders of water resources and to exchange on the improvement of the water governance in the Niger basin.
Specifically, the Forum aims to:
- Discuss water governance through exchanges and knowledge sharing among actors;
- Improve the knowledge of the various state and private actors on the various tools and / or mechanisms of water management in the Niger basin;
- Strengthen the partnership between the different potential actors on one hand and between the actors and NBA Executive Secretariat on the other hand;
- Improve communication and information sharing on the various uses of water in the Niger Basin to prevent potential conflicts.

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
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