Niger - Development and Implementation of the National Action Plan for Integrated Water Resources Management (PANGIRE)

Project Summary

Approval Date 23 Dec 2013
Signature Date 16 Apr 2014
Planned Completion Date 30 Nov 2018
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Dec 2018
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Water Supply & Sanitation
DAC Sector Code 14010
Commitment U.A 821,913.3
Status Completion

Project General Description

The project for the Development and Implementation of the National Action Plan for Integrated Water Resources Management (PANGIRE) of Niger is consistent with the African Water Vision 2025, including managing water resources, meeting urgent needs and strengthening basic investments. The PANGIRE preparation and implementation aim to strengthen the water resources management framework across Niger. The purpose of this intervention is to support the Nigerian Government in its reform implementation, which established the GIRE approach as the basis for public sanitation in the water and sanitation sector. The proposed intervention, within the framework of this project, is divided into two components: improving the planning and management framework of water resources through the GIRE Action Plan which will be supported by the Priority Investment Programme (PIP) in the medium and long term. The project is planned for 30 months.

Project Objectives

The PANGIRE’s preparation and implementation overall objective is to promote socio-economic development, reduce poverty, preserve the environment and improve human and natural system resilience to climate change.


The project’s ultimate beneficiaries are the populations of Niger as primary users of water and the environment through sustainable management and rational use of water resources. Other direct beneficiaries or key players include: The State, Ministries’ Public administrative services (central and devolved services), Water Management Units (WMUs), the National Water and Sanitation Commission (CNEA) and its regional branches (CREA), public water supply (SPEN et SEEN) and sanitation services, Research and Knowledge Development Institutions, the private sector (consultants, hydraulic engineering firms, etc.), the National Water Partnership (NEP), NGOs and water users’ associations, local authorities, Basin agencies (NBA, LCBC), regional and subregional organizations (ECOWAS, WAEMU et CILSS), and technical and financial partners.

Participating Organization

AfricaWater Facility Fund
Ministère de l’hydraulique et de l’assainissement (MHA)


IATI identifier 46002-P-NE-EAZ-004
Other IATI identifier CA-3-A034853001
Last Update 05 Mar 2021


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Geographic Location

Country Niger