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Final communiqué from regional workshop on implementing the economic aspects of the ECOWAS recommendations on large dams in West Africa
This is the final communiqué of a regional workshop organised by the Water Resources Coordination Centre of ECOWAS (CCRE) in partnership IUCN and IIED and financed by UKAid from the British Government and the Howard G. Buffett Foundation through the Global Water Initiative in West Africa.
The principal objective of this workshop was to share West African experience on evaluating the economic and financial returns of large water infrastructure, and to develop tools and agreed approaches to implementing the ECOWAS recommendations. This was done by evaluating existing experience from several countries and identifying good practices that could advise future projects.