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A training on new sanitation techniques in Madagascar 05 October 2021 Malagasy decision-makers and experts in the sanitation sector participated, since Monday, October 4, 2021, in a capacity-building workshop on new urban sanitation techniques in Tulear.  During five days, participants will review solid waste management techniques, the legal and regulatory framework...
Five questions to Osward Chanda, Director for Water Development and Sanitation Department 30 September 2021 Osward Chanda explains the new programme between the African Development Bank, Nordic Development Fund (NDF), the Government of Denmark and beneficiary governments (Mali, Niger, Burkia Faso and Somalia). The new programme aims to secure climate-resilient water and sanitation services in Sahel and...
Sierra Leone : Citywide Inclusive Sanitation to solve urban sanitation challenges 23 September 2021 The African Water Facility (AWF), in collaboration with the Gates Foundation - Technical Assistance Africa Hub and the Government of Sierra Leone, organized a virtual capacity building workshop on the Citywide Inclusive Sanitation (CWIS) approach. The virtual workshop which took place from the 10-...
The AWF takes stock of its support towards the WASSMO Project 19 September 2021 In order to enhance implementation of the project “Pan-African Water Sector Project Monitoring and Reporting System (WASSMO), Phase II - STRENGTHENING CAPACITY AND LEARNING”, the African Water Facility (AWF) in collaboration with the AFDB Nigeria office undertook a virtual supervision mission with...
Integrating gender and social equity : A case of Ghana’s Sustainable Faecal Sludge Management in Urban Centres Project 14 September 2021 In relation to gender and social equity considerations, the « Ghana’s Sustainable Faecal Sludge Management in Urban Centres Project » goals are to create the conditions to increase the participation of women, youth and other vulnerable groups in the preparatory studies and consultative processes...
African Development Bank, partners unveil initiative to secure climate-resilient water and sanitation services in five drought-prone countries 10 September 2021 The African Development Bank, in partnership with the Nordic Development Fund and the Government of Denmark will roll-out a program to strengthen access to climate-resilient water and sanitation resources in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Mali, Niger and Somalia. The initiative is expected to strengthen...
The African Water Facility: On the Road to UNFCCC COP 26 06 September 2021 The African Water Facility (AWF) is preparing to participate in the 26th Conference of Parties of the UNFCCC to be held in Glasgow from October 31 to November 12, 2021. This participation is part of AWF's efforts to become more involved in climate governance, given the increasing and pressing...
AWF’s response to Climate Change: A case of Building Resilience to Water Stress and Climate Change in Somaliland 01 September 2021 The African Water Facility (AWF) extended a €3million grant to support efforts towards building resilience to climate change and reducing water stress in Somaliland. The grant financed the development of the National Water Resources Management and Investment Plan (WRMIP) covering the period 2020-...
African Water Facility’s COVID-19 Response Initiatives 24 August 2021 In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the African Water Facility (AWF) has continued to thrive and has undertaken the following activities and initiatives geared towards mobilising resources for African countries to build resilience against future pandemics; curtail the spread of the COVID-19; and...
Improving the sanitation service in Bouaké and Katiola in Côte d'Ivoire 17 August 2021 The African Water Facility (AWF) organized a supervision mission to Bouaké and Katiola, from June 2 to 4, 2021, to assess the progress that the Promoting access to toilets and employment in Bouaké and Katiola Project (PATER) realized in these two municipalities. Thanks to funding of €1.3 million...

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