About Nile IWRM-Net

The Nile-IWRM Net is a regional network established in September 2004 (in Khartoum, Sudan) as non-profit network for enhancing capacity building in integrated water resource management (IWRM) in the Nile Basin countries.

It seeks to enable capacity development for IWRM in the Nile Basin countries by promoting and encouraging information sharing, technical assistance, and development and implementation of demand driven capacity building activities at the different levels (policy, planning, practitioners, education, and grassroots) for the sustainable management of water resources.

Membership to the network is open to all individuals institutions and organisations interested in the development and implementation of capacity building activities in the countries of the Nile Basin, namely: Burundi, D.R. Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.

Legal Status:

a)    Affiliate to a capacity building institution in a host country, and open chapters in member countries.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Nile IWRM Net is to enable capacity development for IWRM in the Nile Basin countries by promoting and encouraging information sharing, technical assistance, and development and implementation of demand driven capacity building activities at the different levels (policy, planning, practitioners, education, and grassroots) for the sustainable management of water resources in the Nile Basin.

Vision

To serve as the Nile Basin referral and resource network for capacity building in IWRM in the member countries and at regional level.