Tanzania, October 4 2017 – The Pangani Basin Water Board, the Tanzania Horticultural Association, and the 2030 Water Resources Group signed an MoU in October, showing commitment to the coordination and implementation of the Kilimanjaro Water Stewardship Platform (KWSP).
The role of the Kilimanjaro Water Stewardship Platform is to:
- Promote the uptake of water stewardship standards;
- Increase water use efficiency;
- Develop and scale-up collaboration for improved catchment management; and
- Strengthen catchment governance.
The agreement initiates the establishment of a dialog framework for all stakeholders involved. The framework was developed following the need to address the region’s water stresses in the Pangani Basin in north west Tanzania to improve water security for people and economic prosperity.establishment of the KWSP gives the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, the Pangani Basin Water Board and other key water stakeholders a mechanism to develop, coordinate and scale up interventions and solutions to tackle the growing water resource challenges in the Basin.