• Sensitizing the community in Wegero Village on Mara Valley Irrigation scheme
  • Laying of pipes for the Mella water suppy project.
  • 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
  • The Nile-TAC Chair Prof. Seifeldin Hamad Abdalla (with spects), during the 4th NBDF
  • Children who perfomed during the official opening ceremony of the 22nd Nile-COM meeting in Khartoum, June 2014
  • H.E. PROF. DR. HOSSAM MOHAMED MOGHAZY, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation in Egypt participating in tree planting during Nile Day celebrations.
  • Dignitaries at the 4th NBDF take a group photo
  • Prof. Judi W. Wakhungu Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Water and Natural Resources delivers the opening speech at the 4th NBDF
  • Drilling for geological investigations in Norera dam site, Kenya
  • River diversion works in the implementation of the Lukhuna Irrigation demonstration scheme in Manafwa district, in Uganda
  • 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
  • H.E. Mutaz Musa Abdalla Salim, Sudan's Minister of Water Resources & Electricity and Nile-COM chair delivers his speech during the 4th NBDF
  • A young Ugandan fisherman at the shores of Lake Victoria. Fishing is his major source of livelihood
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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


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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