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Welcome to this first issue in 2021. The Secretariat is committed to keeping you updated on the various activities implemented, with the aim of improving lives of Nile Basin citizens. This issue highlights our first ever virtual annual Regional Nile Day 2021 event hosted by the government of Uganda on February 22 s well as the 6th Nile Basin Development Forum webinars that took place from March 9, 2021. The Secretariat, with financial support from GEF/UNDP started implementation of the Groundwater project. The aim of the project is to address groundwater management challenges in the Nile Basin.

Read details about all the above and much more.

Remember to stay safe!



This is our fourth and last issue for the year 2020. In this issue, read about the first virtual Nile Council of Ministers’ (Nile-COM) meeting. The meeting reviewed key NBI reports, plans and policies and earlier members witnessed a change in the political and technical leadership of NBI, with Rwanda taking up the role from Kenya.

The Secretariat also conducted training aimed at enhancing the capacity of Member States to prepare climate change datasets for impact studies over the Nile Basin.

Also find out about some key upcoming events and we do hope that you plan to participate.