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AWF to help tackle rising sanitation demand in the Seychelles 19 January 2015 Victoria, Seychelles – The African Water Facility (AWF) announced on January 19, 2015 that it has approved a €1.07-million grant for the development of an Integrated Comprehensive Sanitation Plan for the Seychelles. The 10-year plan will follow an integrated approach, looking at the synergies with...
AWF to help tackle food insecurity, flooding and droughts in Uganda and South Sudan 12 January 2015 The African Water Facility (AWF) announced on January 9, 2015 that it has offered a €1.97 million grant to the Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP) to increase water availability for multiple purposes in the Nyimur region of Uganda and South Sudan. The grant will support the...
Ghana and Togo sign project agreement to bring drinking water to Lomé and Ghana’s coastal communities 09 January 2015 The governments of Ghana and Togo signed on 12 December 2014 a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the construction of an African Water Facility -supported pipeline to bring drinking water from the lower Volta River in Ghana to the city of Lomé in Togo and the Ghanaian communities along the water...
Supporting multi-purpose water storage to build climate resilience in Mozambique 15 December 2014 Maputo, Mozambique, – The AWF announced on December 15 that is has offered a €3.4 million grant to the Government of Mozambique to conduct a feasibility study for the development of a climate adaptation project in the lower Limpopo region. This project will include building infrastructure to...
€1.2 billion in follow-on projects leveraged by the African Water Facility 05 December 2014 Tunis, Tunisia - The African Water Facility (AWF), an initiative of the African Ministers' Council on water, has attracted €1.2 billion of follow-on investments for water management projects pledged by donors. “This is a major achievement for AWF's 10th anniversary,” said Akissa Bahri, the...
AWF helps build resilience to climate change for millions of pastoralists in Somalia 19 November 2014 Mogadishu, Somalia, The AWF announced on Wednesday, November 19 that it has offered a €3-million grant to the Republic of Somalia to support a project designed to build resilience to climate change and reduce water stress in Somaliland. The project is expected to improve the management of water...
AWF at the Positive Economy Forum, Le Havre, France: improving water management for sustainable economic development 22 October 2014 [French Only] La Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) a participé à la troisième édition du LHFORUM, qui se tenait au Havre, en France, du 23 au 26 septembre 2014. Lors d’une session dédiée aux impacts du changement climatique sur les ressources en eau, Akissa Bahri, coordonnatrice de la FAE, a évoqué...
African Water Facility supports the development of Komadugu-Yobe Basin in Nigeria 13 October 2014 Damaturu, Nigeria –The African Water Facility announced on October 10, 2014, that it has offered the Hadejia-Jama'are-Komadugu-Yobe Basin Trust Fund a €2 million grant for the preparation of a strategic action plan to develop water resources in the Komadugu-Yobe basin in Northern Nigeria. Over 15...
African Water Facility kicks off support to social businesses to provide improved sanitation services to Nairobi’s urban poor 24 September 2014 Nairobi, Kenya – The African Water Facility (AWF), through the African Development Bank (AfDB), signed on September 17, 2014, a € 731,400 grant agreement in favour of the Athi Water Services Board to support a social business project that will provide affordable, hygienic and sustainable sanitation...
The African Water Facility and the Nordic Development Fund partner to increase water security and build climate resilience in Africa 02 September 2014 Stockholm, Sweden - The African Water Facility (AWF) announced today at the Stockholm World Water Week 2014 its new partnership with the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) as it joins the AWF donor community through a € 6 million funding.  The NDF will also be providing technical support to assist with...

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