7th Nile Basin Development Forum (NBDF)

The 7th Nile Basin Development Forum will be held from September 18 to October 18, 2023 in Munyonyo, Uganda. This year’s theme is “Deepening Nile Cooperation: Accelerating the Achievement of SDGs in a Changing Climate”.

The Nile Basin Development Forum (NBDF) is a high- level regional event convened every three years by the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) in collaboration with its Member States and in partnership with development partners. The event is a science-policy-practice dialogue that provides an opportunity for constructive reflection on contemporary information, knowledge and best practices as well as building partnerships among professionals, in transboundary water resources management and development.

Many presentations will be held in the form of webinars allowing online participation. You can view the program and register for free here: https://www.eventleaf.com/nbdf

One of the presentations is about the Lake Victoria Basin Commision’s Water Information System (LVB-WIS) implemented by Deltares together with SYDRO and Upande:

  • Wednesday, Sept. 27: WR1: Basin monitoring:
    Development of the Lake Victoria Basin Water Information System (LVB-WIS)
    Project description

    Three other presentations are also about recent and ongoing projects by SYDRO:

    • Thursday, Sept. 28: WR2: Hydrological modelling and river flow forecasting: Modelling the Wetlands of the Nile Basin Wetlands – Karim Soliman
    • Friday, Sept. 29: WR3: Strategic water resources analysis: a planning tool for meeting multisectoral water demands in transboundary river basins:
      Strategic Water Resources Analysis of the Nile Basin Phase II – Dr. Hubert Lohr
      Project description
    • Monday, Oct. 02: BP1: Cooperation for development and operation of climate-resilient regional water infrastructure:
      Enhancing the Climate Services for Infrastructure Investments (CSI) under Climate Change – Nada Abdelwahab
      Project description

    We look forward to an informative and fruitful event and lively discussions.

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