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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...
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...
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...
AWF Liberia Sanitation Project Selected by UNFCCC as one of 2013 Outstanding Innovations 11 November 2013 The United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) announced Wednesday November 6 the selection of the Monrovia Fostering Innovative Sanitation and Hygiene (FISH) project as one of the 17 Lighthouse Activities to be showcased at the November 2013 UN Climate Change Conference in Warsaw, Poland...
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...
AWF Holds Talk on Hydro-Diplomacy at Stockholm Water Week 23 November 2012 Cooperation and hydro-diplomacy in Africa will be at the top of AWF agenda during the 2013 edition of the Stockholm World Water Week.  As part of the Africa Focus Day programme, the AWF will be bringing together a group of international water experts specialising in the management of water...
AWF Holds its 12th Governing Council in Tunis 22 November 2012 Tunis, November 22-23, 2012- The AWF held its 12th Governing Council meeting on November 22-23, in Tunis. This year’s meeting narrowed in on the progress made on the implementation of the AWF Strategy 2012-2016, adopted late 2011, and on AWF’s overall progress and achievements. Specifically, the...
Donor Roundtable in Ouagadougou to Support Peri-urban Sanitation Project 12 November 2012 Representatives of various local, regional and international development agencies and from different levels of Government met in Ouagadougou to discuss the funding of a sanitation project in the peri-urban areas of Ouagadougou, estimated at €138 million (FCFA 90.5 billion). This project should be...
Burkina Faso Becomes a Donor of the African Water Facility 12 November 2012 Burkina Faso became a donor of the AWF earlier this year when contributing €80,000 to support the Facility, which it pledged at theConference on Partnership for Strengthening Water Security in Africa, held in the context of the World Water Forum which took place in Marseille, March 14, 2012. During...

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