Project ID 213RAF2006

The full-size project aims at improving knowledge-based management, governance and resources conservation of the Niger Basin and the Iullemeden-Taoudeni/Tanezrouft Aquifer System (ITTAS) to support Integrated Water Resources Managements (IWRM) for the benefit of communities and the resilience of ecosystems. UNESCO is responsible for the design of a governance mechanism that would take into account surface and groundwater (Conjunctive Management). The main partners of the project are the Niger Basin Authority and the OSS

  • On-going

USD 200,000

Total Project Budget

USD 53,766

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2019.04.24
End Date 2024.08.01
Benchmark as of 2022.12.31

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation

Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Natural sciences United Nations Environment Programme 200,000 53,766

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Natural sciences
Outcome 3 - Enhance knowledge for climate action, biodiversity, water and ocean management, and disaster risk reduction Output: 3.SC2 - Water science, innovation, education, management, cooperation and governance bolstered for a water secure world in a changing environment
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 100%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality
  • Priority Africa | 100%