Comoros Adopts Integrated Water Management Plan

Comoros Adopts Integrated Water Management Plan

Moroni, Comoros - On 31 August 2017, the Ministry of Production, Environment, Energy, Industry and Crafts of Comoros hosted a stakeholder workshop to validate a National Plan on Integrated Water Management. Its objective is to establish a framework for collaboration and implementation of political, legislative, institutional and economic reforms with a view to achieving sustainable water resources management and supporting the socio-economic development of the country. Stakeholders and sectors associated with water management in the country all gathered on Thursday and Friday to finalise discussions and officially endorse the document. The IWRM plan…continue reading →
Press Conference on the National IWRM Plan for Comoros

Press Conference on the National IWRM Plan for Comoros

Moroni, Comoros - On 01 September 2017, the Ministry of Production, Environment, Energy, Industry and Crafts of Comoros hosted a press conference on the validation of a new national Integrated Water Resources Management Plan. The goal was to inform them on the content and the expected outcomes of the long terms plan. The objective of the Plan is to establish a framework for collaboration and implementation of political, legislative, institutional and economic reforms with a view to achieving sustainable water resources management and supporting the socio-economic development of the country. Stakeholders and sectors associated with…continue reading →
Extraordinary Session of the Regional Steering Committee Meeting Held in Comoros

Extraordinary Session of the Regional Steering Committee Meeting Held in Comoros

Moroni, Comoros - An Extraordinary Session of the Regional Steering Committee of the Integrated Water Resources Management in Atlantic and Indian Ocean Small Islands Developing State project was held in Retaj Hotel, Moroni, Comoros on 26 May 2017. The one day meeting gathered high-level government officials from the six participating countries, national stakeholders and representatives from the UN agencies involved in the initiative. The main goal of the meeting was to meet with all partners one last time before the final Regional Steering Committee and discuss pending issues that need to be addressed beforehand.…continue reading →
Using IWRM as a Tool to Flight Climate Change and Mitigate Floods

Using IWRM as a Tool to Flight Climate Change and Mitigate Floods

Moroni, Comoros - A Regional Training of Trainers on "Climate Change Adaption and Flood Management in the Context of Integrated Water Resources Management" was organised in Moroni, Comoros. Over 30 professionals from Indian and Atlantic Ocean Small Islands Developing States gathered at the Retaj Hotel from May 22 to 24, 2017, to attend the event.
Comoros Trains Water Actors to Conflict Management

Comoros Trains Water Actors to Conflict Management

Moroni, Comoros - Within the framework of the implementation of the Integrated Water Resources Management in the Atlantic and Indian Ocean Small Island Developing States (IWRM AIO SIDS) project, the General Directorate of Environment and Forests (DGEF) of Comoros organized a national workshop on conflict management and resolution mechanisms in Moroni on 17 and 18 January 2017.