IWEGA is a Center of excellence in education, research and extension in water economics and governance in Africa. It is intended to share knowledge in the areas of water economics and governance, and foster cooperation with regional governments, stakeholders and institutions of higher education.


IWEGA develops knowledge and skills in Africa in water economics and governance by enhancing the capacity of African researchers to conduct enquiry of relevance to African problems. IWEGA aims at increasing managers’ and policy makers’ awareness about water economics and governance for sustainable development.