About

Forum Mondial de l'Eau 2022

Pan-African multidisciplinary research excellence to address African challenges related to drinking water supply, environmental protection and biodiversity

The NET-WATER is a network of highly qualified institutions focused on the subjects related to water, its mobilization and various uses.

These 5 African Centers of Excellence (ACE) focuse are mobilized on teaching, research and training of African experts in the areas of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Water Resources, Water Management, Environmental Engineering, Sustainable Agriculture, Climate Change etc.

The NET-WATER aims to implement joint training and research programs; promote the relationships of the centers with the private sector and other development actors; strengthen the mobility of students, and faculty, Pool human, material and financial resources between centers, and share good practices and experiences between the ACEs.

The network’s fields of expertise :

  • Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)
  • Water Hygiene Sanitation (WASH)
  • Climate change and adaptation to climate change
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Land use planning
  • Water, soil and air quality control and monitoring
  • Environmental engineering

Network activities

  • Building sustainable partnerships and networks
  • Organization of scientific events
  • Organization of studies with the socio-economic world
  • Innovation and research transfer
  • Research capacity building
  • International mobility programs
  • Development of digital sharing platforms
  • Training courses
  • Joint research programs
  • Expertise
  • Response to international calls for projects

Governance and Committees

Executive Committee
The governance of RES-EAU is ensured by its Executive Committee, chaired by the Coordinator of the Lead Centre, Prof. Harouna Karambiri (Research Director and Head of the African Centre of Excellence, International Institute for Water and Environment (2iE).
CEA 2IE Burkina Faso
Dr Harouna Karambiri harouna.karambiri@2ie-edu.org
C2EA INE Benin
Prof. Daouda Mama mkdaouda@yahoo.fr
RWSECK Ghana
Prof. Samson Oduro-Kwarteng sokwarteng@gmail.com
CEA WACWISA Ghana
Prof. Felix Abagale fabagale@uds.edu.gh
CEA CCBAD Ivory Coast
Dr taofic Alabi atafci@gmail.com
Scientific Advisor

Dr Guillaume Favreau, IRD Representative in Niger guillaume.favreau@ird.fr
ACE partner Project Manager

Grégory Giraud gregory.giraud@ird.fr
The NET WATER Coordinator

Faissal Ouedraogo faissal.ouedraogo@ird.fr

Coordination Team (for Network Actions Implementation)
● The NET-WATER Coordinator (IRD)
● The NET-WATER Center Leader (2IE)
● The Scientific Advisor (IRD)
● The Focal points from the 5 ACES of the NET-WATER

Scientific Committee (for Projects Evaluation)
● International experts from academic and industries
● The Leaders of the 5 ACEs of the NET-WATER

Coaching Committee (for supporting project submissions)
● International experts proposed by each ACE and/or the IRD.

NET-WATER members

Contacts

CEA 2IE Burkina Faso
Dr Harouna Karambiri
harouna.karambiri@2ie-edu.org
C2EA INE Bénin
Prof Daouda Mama
mkdaouda@yahoo.fr
RWSECK Ghana
Prof. Samson Oduro-Kwarteng
sokwarteng@gmail.com
CEA WACWISA Ghana
prof. Felix Abagale
fabagale@uds.edu.gh
CEA CCBAD Côté d’Ivoire
Dr taofic Alabi
atafci@gmail.com

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