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The Nile Basin Discourse (NBD) commissioned the study on stakeholder mapping due to the increasing recognition of the importance of involving as many stakeholders as possible in development initiatives related to water in the Nile Basin region. Owing to the fact that:   1) Most of the civil society organizations (CSOs) in the Basin remain unengaged and often-powerful groups end up benefiting themselves instead of allowing engagement benefits to reach the lower level stakeholders and particularly women and vulnerable members of the society....
This paper explores whether participatory scenario construction in the form of stories can contribute to strategic foresight on benefit sharing. The Nile Basin discourse has largely focused on water sharing. This discourse is embedded in prevailing short-term institutional planning that leads to limited perspectives of future benefits and risks of cooperation or non-cooperation. Benefit-sharing as opposed to water sharing has been proposed as the solution to changing the current discourse and consequently resolving the water security...
This report is an outcome of the work of the Nile Basin Discourse (NBD), in collaboration with the Environmental Law Centre of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), engaged with civil society in the Nile River Basin to foster cooperation. This project had two primary goals: build dialogue amongst the countries in the Nile Basin and gain a clear Publication dateWednesday, 16 January 2013Publication typeResearch ReportsDownload the full Report

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