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UNIDO TEST-Methodology Continues Making Sustainability Impact on Niger Basin Industry

Project TEST-Niger continues making impact and transforming industry in Niger Basin by building capacities and raising awareness of sustainable and resource efficient industrial practices.  Within the framework of the ‘Science Days’ at the University of Nangui Abrogoua (JS-UNA 2023) on November 22-23, UNIDO-trained TEST-Expert Dr. Gnagne Agness Essoh Jean Eudes Yves, has delivered a gripping presentation […]

Unlocking Sustainable Success: GEF-funded TEST Niger’s Environmental Impact Spans Borders

Douala, Cameroon – October 17, 2023 Legacy Beyond Boundaries The heart of the event was an unveiling of remarkable accomplishments from the TEST Niger project, which had a laser focus on engaging the industrial sector in transboundary water management across the nine riparian nations of the Niger River Basin. Dr. Raymond Tavares, UNIDO Representative in […]

Water Stewardship in the Niger River Basin is Everyone’s Business

Abidjan – On May 12, 2023, UNIDO, in partnership with the Niger Basin Authority (NBA),   technical experts and pilot industries from the Niger River Basin, gathered for an important regional event to share and disseminate results and experiences of the Project TEST-Niger.  Titled “Transferring Environmentally Sound Technologies to Industry in the Niger River Basin”, the […]

Side-event on the sidelines of the Summit on the Industrialization of Africa on the theme: “Fostering economic diversification in Africa through water management and the development of green industries.”

On the sidelines of the Africa Industrialization Summit, held in Niamey from November 21 to 25, 2022, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) with the support of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA), has organized a conference on the theme “Fostering Economic Diversification in Africa through Water Management and Green Industries Development.”This side-event, in a […]


A first mission composed of international experts from the French association ECTI and UNIDO representatives visited Niger from 8 to 14 August. The objective was to assess the processes of three companies in Niamey and to propose a catalogue of savings measures. This mission corresponds to steps 1.6 and 1.7 of the TEST methodology.A team […]

Regional Validation Workshop on the Standards of Discharge Wastewater in the Niger Basin

On the occasion of the regional workshop for the validation of wastewater discharge standards of the Niger-Iullemeden Basin Aquifer System (NB-ITTAS) held on 18 May 2022 in Abuja,  the Federal Government of Nigeria has reiterated, through his Minister of Resources, M. Engr Suleiman Adamu, its support and commitment to the implementation process of the UNIDO-TEST […]

Participation of the TEST/Niger team at the World Water Forum – Dakar 2022

Between 21 and 26 March 2022, UNIDO took part in the ninth edition of the World Water Forum in Dakar. Organized every three years since 1997, this is the most important gathering of actors committed to the protection of this vital resource. This WEF was an opportunity for Oudi’s teams to present to the numerous […]

Second session of the 2021 Steering Committee of the NB-ITTAS Project

On November 17 and 18, the second session of the 2021 Steering Committee of the NB-ITTAS Project was held in Ouagadougou.  Placed under the sign of the intensification of processes and coordination, this high-level meeting brought together representatives of member countries, delegations of regional and international partner institutions. The meeting aimed to :

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