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African Water Facility welcomes approval of 2021 Work Plan and Budget 25 May 2021 The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved the 2021 African Water Facility Work Plan and Budget, following its review and endorsement by the Oversight Committee and Governing Council of the AWF. Guided by the AWF 2017–2025 Strategy, that is currently undergoing review...
Prepared With the Help of AWF, Songwe River Basin Program Set to Start 20 May 2017 Malawi and Tanzania have agreed to work together for the development of the Songwe River Basin Program (SRBDP). This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between both parties at a ceremony held in Lilongwe, on May 18, 2017. Prepared with the support of the African Water Facility and...
The African Water Facility Supports Somaliland to Build Resilience to Water Stress and Climate Change 15 March 2017 The AWF held on February 21, 2017 a launching ceremony and workshop to officially kick-start the Water Resources Management and Investment Plan project for Somaliland. The AWF has provided a €3-million grant to support this project in the aim of building resilience to climate change and reducing...
The African Water Facility Supports Mozambique’s resilience to climate change and reducing vulnerability to floods in Inhambane and Chimoio 09 March 2017 The Government of the Republic of Mozambique and the African Water Facility (AWF) has entered into a grant agreement for a feasibility study on Urban Sanitation, Drainage and Solid Waste Management in Chimoio and Inhambane. The grant agreement was signed on 27th January 2017 by the Minister of...
The African Water Facility Supports Rwanda to Maximize its Water and Sanitation Investments 01 February 2017 The African Water Facility (AWF) provided a grant of close to €2 Million to the Government of the Republic of Rwanda to support the development of 25-year national water supply and sanitation masterplans that will guide the achievement of national universal access for water supply and sanitation...
The African Water Facility promotes sustainable growth through climate resilient water resources development in Southern Africa 29 November 2016 The African Water Facility (AWF) approved a grant of about €2 million to support a multinational transboundary project to prepare a Climate Resilient Water Resources Investment Strategy and Multipurpose Project for the Orange-Senqu River Basin, serving the population of Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia...
The African Water Facility supports improved smallholder farmers resilience to climate change through irrigation upscaling in Zambia 09 November 2016 The African Water Facility (AWF) held a one-day event on November 9, 2016 to launch the Upscaling Smallholder Irrigation (USI) project, which aims to help develop smallholder irrigation in Zambia. The AWF €1.4-million grant to finance a set of studies facilitating the upscaling of the USI project...
Consultative Workshop on AWF 2017-2025 Long Term Strategy Heden Golf Hotel, Abidjan, 27-28 October 2016 24 October 2016 This workshop will undertake close consultation with the AMCOW TAC, AMCOW EXCO, Donors, Investors, Beneficiaries and other key stakeholders to obtain broad consensus and commitment and to ensure that the AWF operational focus and areas of intervention in the draft strategy accurately reflects the...
The African Water Facility explores innovative approaches to improve access to urban sanitation at Dakar Workshop 20 October 2016 Efforts in Africa in the sanitation sector thoselast 30 years have not had a significant impact on the population's access rate to sanitation in urban areas, which remains at around 40% only. Many strategies are deployed in recent years by various international institutions to give another turn to...
African Water Facility turns waste management into strategic input for local production value chain in Ethiopia 17 October 2016 The African Water Facility (AWF) held a three-day event from September 28 to 30, 2016 to launch the Improved Sanitation Value Chain (ISVC) project, which aims to serve the urban poor in Arba Minch Town, one of the major cities of Southern Ethiopia. The AWF €1.5-million grant to the ISVC project...

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