• The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) in collaboration with Kenya's Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources is organizing the high profile regional Nile Basin Development Forum (NBDF) 2014
  • NBI governance and Development Partners during a visit to the site of the Rusumo Falls Hydro-electric project_October 2013
  • Dr. Callist Tindimugaya, Nile-TAC member for Uganda stresses a point during the 'Meet the Press' panel discussion
  • The Rusumo Falls Hydro electric Project area as viewed from the sub-station site
  • Prof. Seifeldin Hamad Abdalla (Nile-TAC chair) shares a light moment with Eng. Teferra Beyene (Executive Director of the NBI Secretariat) during the June 2014 NBI governance meetings held in Khartoum
  • Journalists from Khartoum during the ‘Meet the Press’ panel discussion held on 18th June, 2014
  • Children who perfomed during the official opening ceremony of the 22nd Nile-COM meeting in Khartoum, June 2014
  • Hon. Mutaz Musa hands over an appreciation plaque to Hon. Jemma Nunu Kumba
  • Eng. Teferra Beyene, Executive Director of the NBI Secretariat, meets Ms. Wu Lin from China's Dept for Intenational Development, at the NBI Secretariat
  • Nile-COM members during a Press Conference held at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel, at the close of Regional Nile Day celebrations 2014 on 21st February, 2014
  • Nile-COM members during a Press Conference held at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel, at the close of Regional Nile Day celebrations 2014 on 21st February, 2014
  • Nile Basin citizens participate in a march in Kampala City during Regional Nile Day celebrations 2014
  • The First Vice President of The Sudan, H.E.Bakri Hassan Salih on arrival ant Friendship Hall to officially open the 22nd Nile-COM meeting
  • One of the vendors exhibiting Hydromet monitoring equipment during the Hydoment workshop in Addis Ababa,Ethiopia
  • Nile-Sec Librarian Juliet Nakasagga attends to PHD students from the University of Bonn in Germany undertaking a research on Wetlands in East Africa.
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Nile Basin Ministers in charge of Water Affairs reiterate their...

20 June 2014
Nile Basin Ministers in charge of Water Affairs reiterate their countries' commitment to the Nile cooperation

The 22nd Nile Council of Ministers (Nile-COM) held on Thursday 19th June, 2014 has...

Meet Mr. John Rao Nyaoro, incoming Executive Director of the...

19 June 2014
Meet Mr. John Rao Nyaoro, incoming Executive Director of the Nile Basin Initiative Secretariat

Mr. John Nyaoro has got 30 years of experience as a Hydrologist/Water Resources Expert....

Nile Council of Ministers to meet in Khartoum on 19th...

18 June 2014
Nile Council of Ministers to meet in Khartoum on 19th June, 2014

ENTEBBE, Uganda – Ministers in charge of Water Affairs in the Nile Basin countries...

Sustaining the Nile Basin Water Resources for Posterity

04 June 2014
Sustaining the Nile Basin Water Resources for Posterity

The Nile Basin is blessed with natural resources; but how can the 11 Nile...

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NBI participates in 2013 World Water Week

11 November 2013
NBI participates in 2013 World Water Week

A delegation from NBI led by the Chairperson of the Nile Council of Ministers...

NBI governance and Development Partners to jointly review NBI progress

29 October 2013
NBI governance and Development Partners to jointly review NBI progress

The annual Strategic Dialogue between members of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) Technical Advisory...

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About Nile Basin Initiative

The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) is a regional inter-governmental partnership led by 10 Nile riparian countries, namely Burundi, DR Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Eritrea participates as an observer. NBI provides riparian countries with the only all- inclusive regional platform for multi stakeholder dialogue, information sharing as well as joint planning and management of water and related resources in the Nile Basin. The NBI was launched on 22nd February 1999 by Ministers in charge of Water Affairs in the Nile Basin countries as a transitional institution, until the Cooperative Framework Agreement (CFA) negotiations were finalized and a permanent institution created. The highest decision and policy-making body of NBI is the Nile Council of Ministers (Nile-COM), comprised of... Read more

Understanding the Nile Basin

The Nile is one of the great rivers of the world, feeding millions and giving birth to entire civilizations. It is one of the world's longest rivers, traversing about 6,695 kilometers from the farthest source of its headwaters of the Kagera Basin in Rwanda and Burundi through Lake Victoria, to its delta in Egypt on the Mediterranean Sea... Read more

NBI Investment Programs

The Eastern Nile Subsidiary Action Program

The Eastern Nile Subsidiary Program (ENSAP) is one of the two NBI investiment programs established in 1999; the other is Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action

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The Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program

The Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP) is one of two NBI investiment programs. The other is the Eastern Nile Subsidiary Investiment Program (ENSAP)

 

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Upcoming Events

04
Aug2014

NBI Regional Hydromet Inception Workshop

Venue: Entebbe, Uganda

06
Oct2014

4th Nile Basin Development Forum

Venue: Nairobi Visit NBDF (http://nbdf.nilebasin.org/)

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