In the year 2019, NBD implemented key outputs stipulated under the Three components of: strengthening the NBD Secretariat, improving communication and outreach, and capacity building of members and partners.
Key outputs implemented under component one were that NBD: organized governance meetings, negotiated and designed a two year project (2020-2021), completed of 2018 external audit report process, ensured NBD’s representation at different fora and boosted its visibility, ensured continuity of NBD’s legal personality, up-scaled Climate resilience activities into a programme level.
Outputs gained under component two include the following: NBD participated in the Regional Nile day Celebrations-2019 and advocated for sustainable development and management of the water resources of the Nile, revamped NBD’s 4 annual reports (2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018) for E-publication, developed Poster type Factsheet and E-published, shared Newsbytes with the subscribed audience and obtained about 51% written response/feedback from subscribers), maintained Website and URLs security, revitalized/strengthened collaborations with NBD’s existing partners such as GWPEA, IGAD, and NBI; and started a process to initiate new partnerships with universities in the Nile Basin Countries, European Delegation to Uganda, Lake Victoria Region Local Authorities Cooperation (LVRLAC), some embassies and Development Agencies sitting in Uganda, UN-Water Programme, and Women for Water Partnership.
Key outputs implemented under component Three were that NBD: posted on its website Addis Ababa Declaration for online information sharing and capacity building of members, made ready its annual reports (2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018) for E-publication for online information sharing and capacity building of members, E-published Factsheet to share with members to provide information and build their capacities, and regularly shared Newsbytes with the subscribed audience to build their capacities.
Thursday, 30 January 2020