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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...
The African Water Facility: On the Road to 9th World Water Forum 28 December 2021 The African Water Facility (AWF) is preparing to participate in the 9th World Water Forum to be held in Dakar, Senegal from March 21 to 26 2022, under the theme “Water Security for Peace and Development”. This participation is part of AWF's efforts to advocate for the water security, which is a key...
Denmark extends $30 million grant to African Water Facility for climate-smart water and sanitation services in four drought-prone countries 22 December 2021 The Danish government has provided a $30.1 million grant to the African Development Bank-managed African Water Facility to enhance access to quality water and sanitation for Africans living in four arid and drought prone countries. The grant will benefit rural dwellers in Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger...
A technical workshop to prepare the implementation of WASH programme in the Sahel and Horn Africa 07 December 2021 The Africa Water Facility (AWF), the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Denmark concluded the first technical workshop on the Climate Resilient WASH Programme for the Sahel and Horn of Africa. The workshop took place on 30th November and 1st...
Handwashing Day: an essential measure at the heart of the African Development Bank's intervention 17 October 2021 Washing your hands with soap and water may seem like a simple gesture, and yet it is one of the most important measures in the fight against epidemics and infectious diseases in Africa. However, millions of people in Africa do not have the opportunity to easily wash their hands. On Global Hand...

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