• Sensitizing the community in Wegero Village on Mara Valley Irrigation scheme
  • Laying of pipes for the Mella water suppy project.
  • Members of the Nile-COM, development partners and NBI management pose for a group photo with Tanzania’s Prime Minister, Hon. Mizengo Pinda during the 23rd Annual Nile-COM meeting in Dodoma, Tanzania
  • The Rusumo Falls Hydro electric Project area as viewed from the sub-station site
  • Winners of the Nile Media Awards 2015 (L-R): Claver Hakizimana (Burundi) won 1st runner-up prize in the Radio Category; Secilia Ndabigeze (Tanzania) won 1st prize in the Radio Category; Mona Sewilam (Egypt) won 1st runner-up prize in the Print Category; Gerald Tenywa (Uganda) won 1st prize in the Print Category.
  • 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.
  • Dr. Mohsen Alarabawy, Regional Water Resources Management Specialist, explains to Hon. Mizengo Pinda, Tanzania Prime Minister, NBI activities before opening the 23rd Annual Nile-COM meeting in Dodoma, Tanzania.
  • 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
  • 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 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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Development Partners commend NBI for achievements

30 September 2015

A Delegation from the NBI met with its partners in Stockholm, Sweden on 26th...

Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals

30 September 2015
Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals

Up to 2015, the global development agenda was centered on the Millennium Development Goals...

Nyimur Multipurpose Water Resources Project Studies launched

14 July 2015
Nyimur Multipurpose Water Resources Project Studies launched

NBI's Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program launched the Nyimur Multipurpose Water Resources Project...

NBI delivers equipment worth USD 90,000 to the Water Sector...

29 June 2015
NBI delivers equipment worth USD 90,000 to the Water Sector and University of Juba, South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan - The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) Secretariat has today Monday 29th...


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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Upcoming Events


GIZ Appraisal mission of the Transboundary Water Cooperation in the Nile Basin Project

Venue: Entebbe,Uganda


Transboundary water Management Project identification partners workshop

Venue: Entebbe, Uganda


Strategic Planning Meeting for the three NBI Centres

Venue: Entebbe, Uganda


Write-shop for the Consolidated Benefits of Nile Cooperation booklet

Venue: Entebbe, Uganda