1 March 2006

Project Status: CompletedCompleted

March 2006 - The Volta Basin Technical Committee (VBTC) received a €165,000 grant through an agreement with the Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulics and Fisheries in Burkina Faso - for the creation of the Volta Basin Authority. This is the first project ever to be funded by the AWF. It is aimed at establishing an agreement for the creation of the Volta Basin Authority to ensure joint rational and judicious use of the water resources amongst riparian countries, foster transboundary cooperation and benefit sharing.

Photo courtesy of Nasa

Categories: Congo, Democratic Republic of, Ivory Coast, Benin, Burkina, Ghana, Mali, Togo, Hydropower, Water governance, Transboundary water resources management, Climate change adaptation

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