CS1: Participation and Inclusivity as Success Factors to Water Governance in the Nile Basin ***ENDED
Apr 12, 2021 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
The paper appraises the NBI�s performance as a tool for transboundary cooperation on the Nile, highlighting its successes and failures in this regard. It particularly shines a spotlight on NBI�s role in the GERD disagreement and provides recommendations for a peaceful solution to the dispute.:
The paper analyses water security outcomes achieved through NBI-managed interventions and uses this to assess how the social contract between state and communities in the Nile Basin have developed in past years, and how they might evolve the future. Dimensions analysed include awareness raising on rights and responsibilities; capacity building of partners, civil society engagement with state actors, influence on national legislation and ensuring policy coherence across Nile states. The paper concludes with recommendation s for adapting the current social contract to the contemporary reality in the basin.