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The African Development Bank names Mtchera Johannes Chirwa as new Coordinator to lead African Water Facility 01 March 2022 The African Development Bank has announced the appointment of Mtchera Johannes Chirwa as the new Coordinator of the African Water Facility, a project preparation and technical assistance facility hosted at the African Development Bank’s Water Development and Sanitation Department. A Malawian...
An AWF project to ensure the sustainable management of water and sanitation in Zimbabwe 21 February 2022 Hope has been brought to communities living in Marondera Municipality in Zimbabwe, on account of the possibility of lasting access to safe water and improved sewerage services at home.  As a result of the recently completed Africa Water Facility (AWF) financed Masterplan and the immediate works...
A community response to access to drinking water in South Africa 13 February 2022 Rural water services provision continues to dwindle in South Africa. As a result, millions of rural South Africans are without various water related goods and services that in turn, continue to negatively affect their livelihoods, health and wellbeing. The Water Research Commission launched an...
WASH and Climate Change 07 February 2022 Africa Water Facility (FAE) prioritizes climate change resilience, adaptation and mitigation as an important cross-cutting issue in its project preparation and implementation activities, as guided by the AWF Revised Strategy (2017-2025) and within the broader framework of the AfDB’s new Water...
At Innovate4wash 2022, the AWF encourages networking to address Africa’s water and sanitation challenges. 03 February 2022 The African Water Facility (AWF) called for networking of stakeholders involved in the WASH sector to address water and sanitation challenges in Africa, during Innovate4wash 2022 which took place in Kenya January 27 - 28, 2022, addressing the theme of “Promoting Investment in the WASH Sector”. In...
La FAE clôture un projet de gestion durable des eaux transfrontalières en Afrique centrale 28 January 2022 La Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) vient d’achever la mise en œuvre du Projet d’appui à la création d’un organisme de bassins transfrontaliers des fleuves Ogooué, Ntem, Nyanga et Komo et la préparation de projets d’investissement (PACOBT-PPI) en Afrique centrale. Financé conjointement avec le...
Huit villes malgaches dotées de plans d'investissement pour l'assainissement 26 January 2022 La Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) a appuyé l’élaboration de schémas directeurs d’assainissement de huit centres urbains secondaires de Madagascar. Ces villes secondaires malgaches -Toliara, Taolagnaro, Antsirabe, Toamasina, Nosy-Be, Fianarantsoa, Mahajanga et Antsiranana – disposent à présent...
8 tips for preparing resilient WASH projects to attract financing 20 January 2022 With a growing number of African countries being significantly affected by prolonged severe droughts and water scarcity, rising sea levels affecting coastal areas, changing rainfall patterns affecting agriculture and reducing food security, severe floods affecting people’s livelihood, amplified by...
The African Water Facility (AWF) initiated preparation of 3 response projects to COVID-19 in urban areas in the Sahel 13 January 2022 The African Water Facility (AWF) has initiated the preparation of three urban projects in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. These projects fall under "Improving access to climate resilient safe water supply and sanitation services in the Sahel and Horn of Africa" program with support from the Nordic...
The Africa Water Facility Revised Strategy 2017-2025: Embracing a Broader Focus on Water Security 03 January 2022 In the last quarter of 2021, the African Water Facility’s governance organs approved a revised version of the 2017-2025 Strategy to guide the Facility’s work in the remainder of the implementation period.  The Facility’s revised strategy embrace a broader focus on water security. The Bank revised...

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