5 years (2018-2023)
Management, governance, conservation of the resources of the Niger River Basin and Aquifer Systems (ITTAS)
Resilience of Ecosystems
Local, national and regional institutions responsible for groundwater and surface water management in the 11 relevant countries
Improving IWRM, Knowledge-based Management and Governance of the Niger Basin and the Iullemeden-Taoudeni/Tanezrouft Aquifer System | ITTAS
The objective of the project is to improve knowledge-based management, governance and resource conservation of the Niger River Basin and the Iullemeden-Taoudéni/Tanezrouft Aquifers (ITTAS), to support IWRM for the benefit of communities and the resilience of ecosystems
It will implement conjunctive management of surface and groundwaters through knowledge-based management and governance of the Niger Basin and the Iullemeden-Taoudéni/Tanezrouft Aquifer System (ITTAS) leading to improved IWRM for the benefit of communities and the resilience of ecosystems.
This project will contribute to the attainment of a number SDGs namely SDG 6 on clean water and sanitation and in particular target 6.5 related to integrated water resources management at all levels, including through transboundary cooperation (and the related indicators) as well as SDGs related to the improvement of the livelihoods of local communities that are targeted through the project activities.
The geographic scope of this study and GEF intervention covers the whole area as covered by Niger River Basin and the ITTAS.
- Global Environment Facility - GEF
Training Workshop in Hydrogeological Modeling
1st Steering Committee meeting
2nd Steering Committee meeting