TG1: Legal & Institutional framework for transboundary water cooperation in the Nile Basin: State of affairs ***ENDED
Mar 30, 2021 1:45 PM - 4:00 PM
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.:
The paper applies a qualitative research approach and framework of counter hydro hegemony to examine the role, challenges and future prospects for the Nile Basin Cooperative Framework Agreement (CFA). The paper shows the coexistence of �contested malign hydro hegemony� with veiled consent and sometimes actual contest.