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Promoting private sanitation venture to curb water-borne diseases and turn waste into energy and fertilizer in Kisumu, Kenya 24 July 2014 The Kisumu Water and Sewage Company (KIWASCO) received a €1.2 million AWF grant to support a project that will provide sanitation services for residents in the Manyatta settlement in Kisumu, Kenya, while creating business through the sale of fertilizers, biogas and energy as by-product of the...
African Water Facility funded study leads to one of the first regional groundwater management consortiums for West Africa 16 April 2014 (French Only) Grande première, les aquifères de l’Iullemeden et de Taoudeni/Tanezrouft seront gérés dans un cadre de concertation à dimension régionale, promettant ainsi à plus de 25 millions d’habitants de l’Afrique de l’Ouest l’accès à une ressource en eau jusque-là sous-exploitée. En effet, l’...
Increasing access to water for pastoralist communities in Sadaye, Djibouti 14 February 2014 (French Only) La FAE a participé, le 29 janvier 2014, à la cérémonie de lancement des travaux de construction d’infrastructures destinées à mobiliser de l’eau à des fins domestique et agricole à Sadaye. Au terme du projet, plus de 100 000 personnes auront ainsi un meilleur accès aux ressources en...
The African Water Facility Unveils New Website, New Look 13 February 2014 Tunis, Tunisia, February 13, 2014 – The African Water Facility (AWF) has launched a new website designed to enhance user experience, knowledge sharing and access to information about its grants and projects, as well as to keep visitors more engaged and better updated on the latest AWF news and...
AWF supports a Niger Basin infrastructure program to strengthen climate change resilience and improve food security 04 February 2014 Tunis, Tunisie, 31 Janvier 2014 – La Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) octroie un don de 960 000 euros au Secrétariat exécutif de l’Autorité du bassin du Niger (ABN), pour soutenir un programme de préparation de projets d’infrastructures à buts multiples. Ces projets aideront à freiner la...
AWF supports the development of irrigated agriculture to increase food security and economic growth in Malawi 17 January 2014 Tunis, Tunisia, January 7, 2014 – The African Water Facility has offered a €1.8 million grant to the Government of Malawi to help prepare a project designed to expand irrigated agriculture in the Lower Shire Valley. The project will help overcome the adverse effect of prolonged dry spells and...
Ghana-Togo water transfer system to provide clean water to millions 17 January 2014 Tunis (Tunisie), 8 janvier 2014 – Ce sont plus de 4 millions de personnes, résidant au Togo et au Ghana, entre  Sogakopé et Lomé, qui bénéficieront d’un accès amélioré à l’eau potable, à l’issue d’un projet proposé par les gouvernements respectifs des deux pays. Et pour lequel ceux-ci ont reçu, le...
Turning waste into commercial fertilizer and energy and improving sanitation services for the urban poor in Ghana 11 November 2013 The African Water Facility (AWF) signed a €1 million grant on October 31 in favour of the Ghanaian NGO Training, Research and Networking for Development (TREND) to support an innovative sanitation scheme. The project, which is a tripartite collaboration among TREND, Safi Sana Ghana Limited and the...
World Water Week 2013 in Stockholm – Africa in the Limelight 11 November 2013 Thousands of the world’s government representatives, water experts and industry leaders gathered in Stockholm from September 1-6, 2013 for World Water Week. With water cooperation on the agenda, participants have been discussing ways to foster greater collaboration between stakeholders to see that...
International monitoring and evaluation workshop held in Malawi to boost water sector performance 11 November 2013 The African Water Facility (AWF), jointly with the Government of Malawi, organized a two-day international workshop on monitoring and information management with the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB).  Held in Lilongwe from 30th September to 1st October 2013, the event aimed at...

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