Enhancing Conjunctive Management of Surface and Groundwater Resources in Selected Transboundary Aquifers: Case Study for Selected Shared Groundwater Bodies in the Nile Basin

Project Summary

To strengthen knowledgebase, capacity and cross-border institutional mechanisms for sustainable use and management of selected transboundary aquifers in the Nile Equatorial Lakes and Eastern Nile sub-basins.The transboundary aquifers that will be covered by the study and beneficiary countries sharing these aquifers are given in section describing the ‘alternative’. Final selection of the aquifers will be made during the PPG phase of the project.


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,329,452 USD
Co-financing Total
25,850,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
506,298 USD
Total Cost 31,329,452.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
05 Sep 2017
Preparation Grant Approved
30 Oct 2017
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2017
Project Approved for Implementation
07 Nov 2019
Project closed