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Welcome to our latest newsletter, the fourth this year. I sincerely hope all four issues have helped to keep you updated on our latest news. The last quarter of 2017 has been quite a busy one for us as you will find out in this issue. Read about the well-attended 5th Nile Basin Development Forum (NBDF) that took place in Kigali in October. Also find out who were winners of the Nile Media Awards 2017 edition; 12 journalists were recognized for excellent reporting on Nile Cooperation issues during the 5th NBDF.Next year in February, the NBI and friends of the Nile will gather for the annual commemoration of the establishment of the unprecedented institution, the Nile Basin initiative. Find out which Member State will host the event and when.

 

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In this issue, read about the recently adopted decision by the European Commission to support a programme on transboundary water management in the Nile River Basin with € 10 million from the 11th European Development Fund. The Secretariat carried out a rapid field appraisal of Nile Equatorial Lakes wetlands to gather up-to-date information on target wetlands for developing demand-driven interventions, find out more.

Preparations for the 5th Nile Basin Development Forum as well as the Nile Media Awards 2017 ceremony, due to take place in Kigali, Rwanda are now in high gear, read more

  

 

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