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August 1st 2016, saw a visit to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) that was organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). Representatives of the visit included the team from the Media Houses of the Eastern Nile Countries of Egypt, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Sudan; the Nile Basin Initiative’s - Eastern Nile Technical Regional Office (ENTRO), the NBI Secretariat; and the Nile Basin Discourse (NBD). NBD was represented by the NBD’s General Assembly representative from...
The NBI spearheaded the preparation of the annual event in collaboration with the NBD and the government of the host country-Kenya.  The Kenya National Discourse Forum (KNDF) was part of the National Organizing Committee (NOC) in Kenya, while the NBD Secretariat worked as amember of the Regional Organizing Committee (ROC) spearheaded by the Nile-Sec in Entebbe, Uganda. At the expo, NBD had an opportunity to interact with other exhibitors such asthe three centers of NBI (Nile-Sec, ENTRO, and...
NBD completes Nile Basin stakeholder mapping with key emerging issues for each of the 10 riparian states namely Burundi, D. R. Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda. Issues of stakeholder/community consultation, bottom-up communication and physical intervention, and stakeholder capacity building emerged with emphasis.
The Nile Basin Discourse (NBD) joined other partners, namely the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), Global Water Partnership Eastern Africa (GWP-East Africa), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and Deustche Welle in awarding outstanding journalists on Nile issues. The event took place on 4th June 2015 in Dodoma - Tanzania.

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