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Enhancing Conjunctive Management of Surface and Groundwater Resources in Selected Transboundary Aquifers: Case Study for Selected Shared Groundwater Bodies in the Nile Basin

Project objective: To strengthen knowledgebase, capacity and cross-border institutional mechanisms for sustainable use and management of selected transboundary aquifers in the Nile Equatorial Lakes and Eastern Nile sub-basins.The transboundary aquifers that will be covered by the study and beneficiary countries sharing these aquifers are given in section describing the ‘alternative’. Final selection of the aquifers will be made during the PPG phase of the project.




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General information
GEF ID 9912
Project type Full-Size Project
Status active (Under Implementation)
Start Date 07 Nov 2019
End Date 07 Nov 2024
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area International Waters
GEF Allocation to project 5,329,452 USD
Total Cost of the project: 31,329,452.00 USD
Burundi , Ethiopia , Kenya , Rwanda , Sudan , Tanzania United Republic of , Uganda , Regional

UN Development Programme

Project contacts
Vladimir Mamaev UNDP/GEF Regional Technical Advisor for International Waters for Europe, CIS and Arab States
Maha Abdelraheem Ismail Project Team Leader