Agricultural water management in Africa
What i s Agricultural Water Management (AWM)?
AgWA uses the definition provided by the CAADP, that understands Agricultural Water Management (AWM) as the continuum from rainfall management through to irrigation for food production [...]
How does AgWA support the CAADP process?
The idea for creating AgWA emerged in part from a collaborative program implemented jointly by AfDB, FAO, IFAD, IWMI and the World Bank in 2007. The partners shared a concern that Africa was under-investing in AWM [...]
Our 5 Priority Areas
Advocacy - Disseminating information on AWM and setting the topic on top of the national /international agenda;
Partner harmonization - Providing a platform for closer collaboration, policy-dialogue and harmonization between partners;
Resource mobilization - Increasing and sustaining the flow of resources towards AWM;
Generating and sharing knowledge - Facilitating knowledge-sharing and understanding of issues related to AWM;
Capacity building - Building the capacity for informed decision making at all levels of AWM.