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TerresEauVie / RISE II Water Security and Resilience Activity

Led by Winrock’s Sustainable Water Partnership, the USAID Water Security & Resilience activity will enhance social and ecological risk management systems in Africa’s Sahel region through three components: improved water security, enhanced sustainable productive land use, and improved management of shocks, risks and stresses. The activity will improve the availability of, access to, and safe use of adequate, reliable water and land resources for the health, livelihoods, and resilience of all populations and for the environment.

Funder: USAID

Project Timeline: February 11, 2019 - February 28, 2025

Countries: Burkina Faso and Niger

Program Areas: Water, Clean Energy and Environment, Locally Led Development  and Agriculture

Contact: Alex Loken,

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Project Approach

Improve water security

Enhance sustainable
productive land use

Improve management of shocks, risks and stresses

Empower vulnerable populations to effectively manage shocks and stresses and pursue pathways out of poverty