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A dam in Swaziland to cover water shortages 08 February 2016 The African Water Facility (AWF) has approved a grant of EUR 1.28 million to finance feasibility studies for a multi-purpose dam on a tributary of River Lusushwana in Swaziland. The project will provide drinking water to urban areas, including Mbabane and Manzini, the two major cities of the...
Capacity building workshop on Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) 26 January 2016 The vision over the entire water cycle, as well as the reconsideration of the way water is used and waste water reused to address the growing urban water management challenges in Africa, is the motivation for the next capacity building event being organized by the African Water Facility (AWF) in...
Investment plans for sanitation in eight Malagasy cities 14 January 2016 (In French only) La Facilité africaine de l’eau vient d’approuver un don de 1,8 million d’euros en faveur de Madagascar pour doter huit villes de plans d’assainissement. L’objectif du projet est de renforcer le développement économique et social de ces villes grâce à des programmes d’actions pour...
Supporting the socio-economic development of the Ruzizi plain and promoting regional integration 24 July 2015 (In French only) La FAE a annoncé, le 23 juillet 2015, avoir approuvé un don de 1,9 million d’euros à la Communauté économique des pays des grands lacs (CEPGL), laquelle réunit le Burundi, la République démocratique du Congo (RDC)  et le Rwanda. Ce afin de soutenir son programme de développement de...
Improving drinking water and sanitation services in Kinshasa 20 July 2015 (In French only) Abidjan - La Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) a annoncé, le 13 juillet 2015, l’approbation d’un don de 1,9 million d’euros au gouvernement de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC), destiné à l’amélioration des services d’eau potable et d’assainissement à Kinshasa et à l’...
Saday dam providing rural population with better access to water in Djibouti 16 July 2015 (In French only) Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – Achevé d’être construit, le barrage de Saday, à Djibouti, a fait l’objet d’une cérémonie de réception provisoire, le 18 juin 2015, en présence des représentants de la Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE), engagée dans ce projet dans le cadre d’un projet d’...
AWF Named Project Preparation Facility of the Year by Africa Investor 09 July 2015 Cape Town, South Africa – The African Water Facility (AWF) was recognized as “Project Preparation Facility of the Year” at the Africa investor (Ai) CEO Infrastructure Developers and Investment Summit 2015, during a ceremony held in Cape Town, South Africa, on Tuesday, June 2. The award received by...
AWF suggests potential sanitation revolution around the corner at AfricaSan 4 Conference 09 July 2015 What’s the future of sanitation in Africa? The sector has been sluggish at reaching the objectives set out by the Millennium Development Goals, disappointing even the most optimistic advocates. Should all hopes go “down the drain”? Not yet, according to Ousseynou Guene, sanitation specialist for...
AWF catalyses the development of waste management businesses to improve sanitation services in Arba Minch, Ethiopia 01 July 2015 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The African Water Facility (AWF) announced on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 that it is providing a €1.2-million grant to the Government of Ethiopia to improve sanitation and faecal waste management in Arba Minch. The project will benefit over 21,000 people who will have access to...
Improving sanitation services to raise school girl attendance in South Africa 19 February 2015 Pretoria, South Africa -The African Water Facility announced on Monday, February 16, 2015, that it is providing a €1.2-million grant to help improve school sanitation facilities in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Over 100,000 students will directly benefit from this project, which will also...

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