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Africa: Overseas Aid

Volume 502: debated on Tuesday 8 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if he will hold discussions with his (a) Egyptian, (b) Sudanese and (c) Ethiopian counterpart to seek progress on re-negotiating the terms of the Nile Basin Initiative. (303800)

The Department for International Development (DFID) is not engaging directly in the negotiations for a new agreement on Nile waters. Negotiations are led by the basin countries. DFID along with all partners to the Nile Basin Initiative are following the process closely.