Nexus Regional Dialogue in Southern Africa
Supporting development cooperation through multi-sector resource management
Regional WEF Nexus Governance Framework was approved in 2020
Development of a WEF Nexus Screening Tool to identify potential Nexus projects
Preparation of WEF Nexus Country Perspective Papers for each of the 16 SADC member states
Participated in WEF Nexus Technical and Policy Dialogues
15 WEF Nexus investment projects identified
Hosted a SADC workshop on validating the WEF Nexus Framework in September 2019
Diverse plans to push WEF Nexus to the next level in Southern Africa
Building on the successes of the first phase, Phase II of the Nexus Regional Dialogue Programme in Southern Africa will focus on the practical application of the Nexus approach.
The main objectives include:
- Increased operationalisation of the Nexus through policy and investment dialogue events.
- Tailored trainings at national and SADC-secretariat level on Nexus tools, applications and bottom-up policy implications and recommendations
- Tangible benefits of Nexus approach through planned demonstration projects
- Preparation of Nexus investment projects with support from public and private investors, especially for transboundary water projects