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The Nile Basin Discourse is promoting the young and creative mind, Student – Innovative – Idea exchange initiative with higher learning institutions of the Nile Basin and those outside the Nile Basin. The basic drive is for NBD to gain and tap-in from partnering institutions’ cost-shared contribution of young innovative ideas, experiences and cost-effective human capital. The partner institutions benefit from young minds’ sharing of experiences and lessons learned, outside the incubator. The...
Today October 3rd 2016 in Entebbe - Uganda, the Nile Basin Discourse’s Regional Manager(RM) Dr. Hellen Natu, held a meeting with the new Nile Basin Initiatives’ Executive Director(ED) Eng. Innocent Ntabana, at his office at the NBI Secretariat. The NBD – RM was accompanied by NBD’s Associate Mr. Thomas Betzold of Humboldt University Berlin, Germany. The objective of the meeting was to welcome Eng. Ntabana and reaffirm the collective responsibilities and common goal of both the NBD and the NBI,...
The Nile Basin Discourse (NBD), a key stakeholder in the Nyimur Project, contributed to preliminary discussions with the consulting team on the socio-economic baseline of the Nyimur multipurpose water resources project studies for implementation. This was during a working visit which took place on August 22nd 2016 at the NBD Secretariat. The Issues of discussion centred on understanding NBD’s stake in the project and getting its insights and suggestions on what it considers as pertinent gender...
The Nile Basin Discourse (NBD) participated in the launch of the Fodder and Range Platform organized by IGAD’s Center for Pastoral Areas and Livestock for Development (ICPALD), in collaboration with partners including the NBD, on July 11 – 12 2016 in Entebbe, Uganda. NBD’s presentation highlighted elements of efficient use of both green and blue water, citing past studies on the water footprint of beef animals in rangelands and on fodder feeds respectively. Again, NBD put its finger on the...

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