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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...
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...

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