International Forum for Nile Basin countries demanding Joint projects between the basin countries for the development of water resources
Published: 13 September 2015
The participants called on the workshop need to launch a feminist initiative through which to establish a women's forum in the Nile Basin countries is developing an integrated strategy for solidarity and cooperation between women in the basin countries to activate the role of African women in the private development of the Nile Basin activities, given that women are the most affected by the veto of water a also best placed to implement programs to rationalize water consumption to be there are joint ventures among women in all Nile basin countries as well as to encourage women to the presidency of civil institutions concerned with the protection of the Nile River.
Water experts have warned of the danger of a lack of information on the dangers of climate change on the Nile Basin countries, especially since the risks began to crawl on the Nile Basin countries represented in many of the rivers drying up, as happened in Sudan.
John Baptiste head of the International Forum of the River Nile stressed the responsibility of civil society in support of governments in the implementation of the Protection and Development of the River Nile and all water resources projects by building trust between the people and the government in addition to the provision of services and direct facilities private citizens to women because they are best placed to rationalize consumption, as they are seen the first victim of the lack of water.
John Baptiste pointed out the risks to a number of Nile Basin countries as a result of armed conflicts and conflicts that negatively affect the Nile River and threaten all water resources and expected investment of development programs.
Confirmed d. Helen NATO's regional director for the forum on the need for coordination and cooperation between scientists and technicians in the Nile basin to manage the environmental risks faced by Nehralnal as a result of climate change so that there is a regional program to address these risks involving all the Nile Basin countries, especially since the countries of the basin of the world's most vulnerable to states weather changes .
Helen added that the role of civil society at least the role of governments in protecting the Nile River, especially in the area of monitoring and evaluation of activities and implementation of people’s awareness programs as well as develop a future vision for cooperation among the basin countries to face common problems.
John Burrow adviser Regional Forum called for the need to reconsider the challenges that impede the work of civil society organizations and the Nile Basin countries, topped by funding and attention to the search for non-traditional financial resources as well as the need to identify investment and cooperation among the basin countries opportunities and organize training courses to raise the efficiency of workers national Mountdat.
Eng Essam Nada, deputy chairman of the National Forum of Egypt to the Nile River on the need for an information network comprising all Nile Basin countries to exchange experiences among the basin countries to cope with the negative impacts of climate change on the Nile River to build as the network shall offer its expertise for joint ventures between the Nile Basin countries, such as ways to cope with drought and farming problems appropriate to each area as well as coping with diseases and epidemics caused by climate change.
Engineer Essam Nada to the importance of finding common projects between the Nile Basin countries, check benefit of all countries bordering the Nile River with the activation of the role of civil society in the basin countries to spread awareness of the importance of rationalizing water consumption and maintain the cleanliness and purity of the water.
Linda added that the Egyptian National Forum of the Nile River has 17 local forum deployed in all Mahaaftat overlooking the Nile River and are on a regular basis awareness-raising campaigns for the protection of the Nile River from pollution.