January 27, 2023

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Rwanda: Francois Tetero elected GWP Eastern Africa Chairperson

Tetero Francois as he explained to Journalists about the Upper Nyabarongo Catchment rehabilitation plan. FILE PHOTOS

By Ange de la Victoire DUSABEMUNGU

Kigali-Rwanda: Francois Tetero, an expert in the management and use of water resources, has been elected Chairperson of the Global Water Partnership for the Eastern Africa Region.

Mr. Tetetero received the Chairmanship during the GWP Eastern Africa –7th Regional Consulting Partners Meeting which was held in Kigali on Friday, 17th June 2022.

He took over from Mr. Peter Macharia, the Outgoing Chairperson of the CP and Regional Steering Committee for the Global Water Partnership for the Eastern Africa Region

GWP Eastern Africa was constituted in 2003 by stakeholders to support the sustainable development and management of water resources at all levels in the region. GWP Eastern Africa is currently composed of nine Country Water Partnerships (Burundi, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda) and counts over 200 partners operating in these Countries.

GWPEA works with these country water partnerships to address water security issues and environmental challenges such as drought, floods, food insecurity, climate change and water insecurity.

GWP Eastern Africa and its partners strive to promote the Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) approach to foster the coordination, development and management of water resources for sustainable development.

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