Water Policy Guidelines and Compendium of Good Practice

This document is a Water Policy Guidelines and Compendium of Good Practice designed to help and support stakeholders in the Nile Basin Countries enhance the formulation and implementation of their national water policies within a cooperative regional perspective.

This document which is non prescriptive and non binding is provided as a set of source materials for countries to use to adopt informed policy positions on contentious issues and all other key matters relating to water. Issues contained in this document includes content of  water policies consisting of technical areas (such as water resources allocation or water pricing) and social areas (such as stakeholder participation and gender mainstreaming), and  water policy process with emphasis on transboundary considerations and shared water basins.