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AWF partners

The AWF partners and consults with a wide range of multilateral and bilateral institutions from the water sector and related areas to maximise results and impact.

Partnerships currently exist with the following institutions:

New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)

NEPAD’s primary objectives are to eradicate poverty, place African countries, both individually and collectively, on a path of sustainable growth and development, halt the marginalisation of Africa in the globalisation process and enhance its full and beneficial integration into the global economy and accelerate the empowerment of women.

New Partnership for Africa’s Development

Water and Sanitation Programme – Africa (WSP – Africa)

The Water and Sanitation Programme (WSP) is an international partnership with a mission to alleviate poverty by helping poor people gain sustained access to improved water and sanitation services.

Water and Sanitation Programme

The Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (IPPF)

NEPAD IPPF is a multi-donor trust fund managed by the African Development Bank on behalf of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). IPPF supports the development of regional and continental infrastructure with grants to African governments, Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and African infrastructure-related institutions to prepare high-quality viable trans-boundary projects in energy, trans-boundary water resources, transport and ICT. The studies and preparatory activities funded by IPPF since 2004 are helping to catalyse millions of dollars in downstream financing from public and private sources, to build critical infrastructure on the continent.

The Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility

The Global Water Partnership

The Global Water Partnership is a working partnership among all those involved in water management with the stated mission to: “support countries in the sustainable management of their water resources”.

The Global Water Partnership