Transboundary Water Management in Africa 

Transformational Potential:

Support the transboundary water management in Africa to support development and regional integration

Team Europe Proposal:

Geographic scope: Support to the 35 countries in SSA and 3 countries in the Maghreb region

Specific objectives:

  1. Continental policies and strategies, supporting knowledge, data and research;
  2. Institutional frameworks (regional, sub-regional, national) for transboundary basin cooperation and promotion;
  3. Holistic IWRM and WEFE nexus approaches;
  4. Key investment projects.

The activities include:

  • Capacity development for continental and regional stakeholders (SO 1-4);
  • Strengthen TWM and TBA governance and institutional organisation (SO 1-2);
  • Introducing novel approaches for transboundary cooperation (SO 3);
  • Improving knowledge, analytical tools and information systems (SO 3);
  • Strategic planning for measures and actions, including adaptation to climate change (SO 3-4);
  • Consolidation of independent and sustainable financing for the TBA (SO 4);
  • Knowledge and project preparation for investments of transboundary relevance designed for joint benefits (SO 4).

Team Europe members

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About Transboundary Water Management in Africa 

Geographical area

Sub-Saharan Africa

Thematic priority

Green deal


  • Zero Hunger
  • Gender Equality
  • Clean Water and Sanitation
  • Affordable and Clean Energy
  • Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • Climate Action
  • Life Below Water
  • Life on Land
  • Peace and Justice Strong Institutions