Water security

The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) 10 Year Strategy is inspired by, and provides a tool for implementing, the Shared Vision Objective of the Member States, which is “to achieve sustainable socio-economic development through equitable utilization of, and benefit from the shared Nile Basin water resources”. The Strategy has also been shaped by other regional and global policy documents such as the Africa Water Vision 2025, the AU’s Agenda 2063, and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Strategy, prepared in consultation with the Member States has identified six strategic priorities for 2017-2027

GOAL 1: WATER SECURITY: WATER SECURITY – MEETING RISING WATER DEMAND

We make use of the shared waters of the Nile Basin to meet each other’s demand.

What does that mean? If countries develop as planned, we will need 1.5 Niles by 2050. Together, we will better monitor, manage and develop the Nile, use existing water sources more efficiently and explore new ones. This way, we will have enough water for us all.