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In this issue, you will find very informative and interesting articles including a project that was recently launched to provide NBI Member States with information that will improve resilience of water sector infrastructure projects to the negative impacts of climate change such as floods and drought.

Have you heard about the Nile Basin Water Resources Atlas and are yet to receive your copy? NBI has now developed the web-based interactive version of the Atlas, and it can be accessed by any browser and is also suitable for mobile devices. Find out more.

Are you a journalist and have you written about Nile issues? NBI is organizing the second edition of the Nile Media Awards, recognise journalists for excellent reporting on Nile cooperation issues and to
promote increased, factual and accurate reporting on these issues. This will be during the upcoming 5th Nile Basin Development Forum, a high level regional event scheduled to take place in Kigali, Rwanda, 23 - 25 October, 2017.

Construction of the Regional Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project began in March 2017. Read about how the affected communities have benefited from the Livelihood Restoration Program.



sept 2016 issueRead about the Regional Nile Media training on Nile cooperation issues held in Kigali, Rwanda. You will also find the outcome of the 19th Nile Equatorial Lakes Council of Ministers that was held in Nairobi, Kenya. Find out about key upcoming regional events in 2017 that you might want to be part of. Cases in point are the Regional Nile Day event taking place on 22nd February, 2017 in Dar es Salaam -Tanzania and and the 5th Nile Basin Development Forum that will take place from 23-25 October, 2017 is Kigali-Rwanda.