Mauritania and ECOWAS Countries - Dialogue on Infrastructures that have a transboundary impact – Phase 1

Long title: 
Mauritania and ECOWAS Countries - Dialogue on Infrastructures that have a transboundary impact – Phase 1
Pays: 
Mauritanie
Clarification on the localization: 
Mauritania and ECOWAS Countries
Name of client/Beneficiary: 
ECOWAS – WRCU Water Resources Coordination Unit
Start Date : 
January, 2009
Completion Date : 
October, 2009
Funding organisation: 
ECOWAS
Description of the project: 

In order to provide the ECOWAS - Water Resources Coordination Unit (WRCU) with recommendations for stimulating or creating efficient concertation and consultation mechanisms on main hydraulic works of Western Africa, this study has been assessing the mechanisms presently operated by the water resources managing bodies and providing recommendations for improving practises (aims, targets, results). Global objective was to provide dialogue tools, to be used by Transboundary River Basin Organisations when preparing their investments plans.

Description of services provided by IOW: 

- realise on the field enquiries, in order to identify main hydraulic works – either existing or at the planning stage  - that have transboundary impacts within ECOWAS countries;
- examine existing consultation mechanisms at the level of basin organizations;
-    analyse decision-making processes through a selection of works which has been validated by basin organizations and member Countries;
-    draft recommendations for consulting mechanisms.
- assist the task force and the steering committee implemented for the project.

status: 
terminé