• 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
  • NBI governance and Development Partners who participated in the 8th Strategic Dialogue_October 2013
  • The Rusumo Falls Hydro electric Project area as viewed from the sub-station site
  • Mr. Lamin Barrow of AfDB and ENTRO's Dr. Yosif Ibrahim on signing of a USD 3.5 million grant agreement for the the Baro Akobo Sobat Multipurpose Water ResourceDevelopment Study Project
  • Uganda’s Minister of State for Water, Hon. Betty Bigombe addressing the media on the occasion of Regional Nile Day celebrations 2014.
  • Uganda’s Vice President H.E. Edward Ssekandi (front row middle) flanked by Ministers in NBI Member States during Regional Nile Day celebrations, at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel on 21st February 2014. Extreme right is the Key Note Speaker, Hon. Kirundu Kiveijinja.
  • Uganda’s Vice President, H.E. Edward Ssekandi inspects the NBI exhibition during Regional Nile Day celebrations at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel, 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-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
  • NBI Secretariat projects Officer explains to the H.E. Edward Sekandi and other Nile Day 2014 celebrants, the benefits of Nile Cooperation
  • Pupils of Nakasero Primary school performed a poem on the importance of Nile Cooperation during the 8th Nile day celebrations in Kampala on 21st February 2014
  • Nile-Sec Librarian Juliet Nakasagga attends to PHD students from the University of Bonn in Germany undertaking a research on Wetlands in East Africa.
  • Ms. Abby Onencan, Regional Manager of the Nile Basin Discourse and Eng. Teferra Beyene, Executive Director of the NBI Secretariat, display a copy of the MOU signed between the two organizations, on 25th February, 2014 at the NBI Secretariat
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4th Regional Nile Basin Development Forum to take place...

26 March 2014
 4th Regional Nile Basin Development Forum to take place in Nairobi

The Nile Basin Development Forum (NBDF) is a high level regional event convened by...

Interview by Eng. Teferra Beyene on the occasion of World...

24 March 2014
Interview by Eng. Teferra Beyene on the occasion of World Water Day 2014: Cooperation, joint development will uplift livelihoods of Nile Basin citizens

As the global community observed World Water Day 2014 under the theme 'Water and...

Professionals from NBI Member States trained in the use of...

19 March 2014
Professionals from NBI Member States trained in the use of the Nile Basin Decision Support System

The Nile Basin Decision Support System is a comprehensive analytic system designed to support...

Fostering trans-boundary water cooperation as a solution to water-energy issues...

10 March 2014
Fostering trans-boundary water cooperation as a solution to water-energy issues in the Nile Basin

As the world celebrates World Water Day 2014 on 22nd March under the theme...

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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 river nileThe 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

28
Sep2014

4th Nile Basin Development Forum

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

12
May2014

Regional River Basin Monitoring Workshop

Venue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia:

14
Apr2014

NBI Senior Management Team mission to DR Congo

Venue: Kinshasa

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