A new animation from GWI West Africa explains how local development funds can provide long-term financing to communities who lose their livelihoods when the construction of dams forces them from their land.
Interview with Mr Jean-Edouard Sagno, President of the Coordination nationale des usagers du bassin du Niger en Guinée (National Coordination of the Niger Basin Users in Guinea, CNU-Guinée) [in French only]
This documentary film by IUCN, in partnership with ECOWAS, examines the many challenges and opportunities relating to large dams in West Africa through the eyes of the various stakeholders (policy makers, civil society, communities, technical and financial partners) involved.
As part of its work around the Kandadji dam in Niger, the National Coordination of Users of the Niger Basin (CNU) organised a televised debate entitled "Kandadji : compensation for agricultural land, what lessons to learn?" with the private television channel Canal3 Niger.
The 4th Session of the Ministerial Monitoring Committee of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in West Africa was preceded by the 10th Session of the Technical Expert Committee which took place on 24-25 November.
Official coverage by RTS - Radio Television Senegal - of the 10th experts' meeting on integrated resource management for water for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) which took place in Dakar, Senegal, in November 2015.