Mauritius will become a partner of the Global Water Partnership (GWP), a non-profit network set up to foster integrated water resources management. Government has given its approval to this effect.
The GWP, which was founded by the World Bank, the UNDP and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, provides technical expertise, knowledge sharing, and capacity building through publications, workshops, training courses, meetings, informal exchanges, and its Integrated Water Resource Management Toolbox.
It also strives to integrate water issues into socio-economic development and climate change adaptation. It has a global network of 13 Regional Water Partnerships, 85 Country Water Partnerships, and over 3,000 partner organisations