Enhancing resilience to climate change for vulnerable communities in Togo through IWRM and WASH

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Key words:

Water resilience, adapting to climate change, access to water


Improve climate change resilience of the water sector for rural vulnerable communities


Name of Focal Point

Benjamin Larroquette

Email of Focal Point

Enhancing resilience to climate change for vulnerable communities in Togo through IWRM and WASH



Activity Outcomes

1. Increased institutional and community capacity with respect to climate change planning and responses for access to water • Increased awareness of the risks and impacts of climate change on children and young people through national education curricula (primary and secondary schools) 2. Building and rehabilitating climate (both green and gray) resilient infrastructure for sanitation services, water collection/capture, storage and management. • Assessment of climate risks, in order to design, build/rehabilitate climate resilient water and sanitation infrastructure • Private investment is mobilised for the provision of climate resilient technologies • Use of solar power for water supply and treatment (chlorination) 3. Implementation of climate risk informed practices at national, sub-national and local levels to reduce water and sanitation -related climate risks through implementation of climate responsive IWRM and WASH plans in the target areas.

Estimated Activity Milestones


Current Partners

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Desired Key Capabilities of New Partners

Modelling, Funding, Capacity development
Matthias Berninger, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Sustainability, Bayer

Matthias Berninger

Matthias Berninger (born 1971) is a former German politician and member of The Greens from 1993 until 2007.
From 2001 to 2005, Berninger served as Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection under minister Renate Künast in the second cabinet of Chancellor Gerhard Schröder. After leaving the government, he was his parliamentary group’s spokesperson on economic policy from 2005 until 2007.
Since 2019, Berninger has been serving as head of public and government affairs at Bayer.