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Preparation of Lake Chad Basin Water Charter

May 2007 - The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) has received a € 890,000 grant to support the creation of a Lake Chad Water Charter between the five riparian states, Cameroon, Chad, Libya, Niger, Nigeria, ( Sudan) which will function as a political and legal instrument for equitable water sharing, common investments, and environmental management.

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Developing rainwater to reduce poverty and tackle drought in Cameroon

The African Water Facility (AWF) grants 1.3 million Euros to Cameroon to finance a study on the mobilization and use of rainwater in the northern part of the country. The project will address the concerns of two million inhabitants of the region: food security, employment, increased revenue, effects of climate change…

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Nile Basin Authority support for Niger HYCOS project

October 2006 - The Niger Basin Authority (NBA) received a € 1,2 million grant to collect reliable, quality hydrological data and information on the Niger River Basin for more effective management by NBA and Member Countries of the water resources. This project is particularly important to improve planning and development activities.

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Projet d’Appui à la Création d’un Organisme de Bassins Transfrontaliers (Ogooué, Ntem, Nyanga, et Komo) et Préparation de Projets d’Investissements (PACOBT-PPI)

Origine et contexte La Communauté économique des États de l’Afrique centrale (CEEAC), créée en octobre 1983 et son Secrétariat général mis en place en janvier 1985, compte actuellement onze États membres à savoir : l’Angola, le Burundi, le Cameroun, la Centrafrique, le Congo, le Gabon, la Guinée- Equatoriale, la RD Congo, le Rwanda, le Sao Tome & Principe et le Tchad.

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Inventory of rural water supply and sanitation infrastructures

December 2006 -The Government of Cameroon received a €470,000 grant to prepare an inventory of rural water supply and sanitation facilities and water resources in the country to support the development of the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation (RWSS) program for Cameroon up to the year 2015. With that the Government will have better knowledge of the existing infrastructure and water resources of the country to support the development of the rural water and sanitation sector.

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Programme Intégré de Développement Agricole et d’Adaptation au Changement Climatique dans Le Bassin Du Niger (Pidaacc/BN) : Etudes Préliminaires des Infrastructures à Buts Multiples

1.1. Le fleuve Niger dont le bassin est partagé par neuf (9) États d’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre (Bénin, Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinée, Mali, Niger, Nigeria et Tchad), revêt une importance capitale pour les populations riveraines et les économies des pays membres de l’Autorité du Bassin du Niger (ABN); il remplit de multiples fonctions vitales tant pour l’alimentation en eau que pour le développement de nombreuses activités économiques (agriculture, élevage, sylviculture, pêche, industrie, mines, énergie, navigation, tourisme, artisanat…).

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Strengthening the information and knowledge capacity of CICOS for the water resources management of the Congo Basin

May 2007 - The International Commission for the Congo-Ubangi-Sangha Basin (CICOS) received a € 455,000 grant to reinforce its capacity to collect and manage hydrologic data and information as well as well to enhance Congo Basin water resources knowledge.

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Regional water policy of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS/CEEAC)

September 2009 – The Executive Secretariat of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) received a € 1,4 million grant to improve the management of water resources and environmental protection by building capacity to plan and implement regional water policy within Central Africa. The project entails building the capacities of the Regional Centre for Water Resources Coordination and Management (CRCGRE) of ECCAS, improve the water information system, and prepare a regional IWRM action plan to support the IWRM process in the member countries.

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