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OSS

OSS

Sahara and Sahel Observatory
Phone Number 
+216 71 206 633/634
Location 
Tunis, Tunisia

The Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS) is an international, intergovernmental organization operating in Africa's Sahara-Sahel region. OSS was founded in 1992 in Paris and moved its headquarters to Tunis (Tunisia) in 2000.

OSS members include 22 African countries, five non-regional countries, ten organizations (incl. sub-regional organizations representing West Africa, East Africa and North Africa), and a non-governmental organization.

IGRAC and OSS

IGRAC and OSS have both been involved in the groundwater component of the Transboundary Water Assessment Programme (TWAP), a project that involved the assessment of 199 transboundary aquifers and 43 Small Island Developing States.