News & Events
20/05/2013 - Across Africa, investments in physical and social infrastructure have failed to keep pace with growth and demand, creating a serious infrastructure deficit that slows investment, the achievement of broad-based and inclusive growth, and poverty reduction.
Categories: Infrastructure, Structural Transformation, African Water Facility, NEPAD, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA), Fragile States Facility, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative
11/04/2013 - The Fostering Innovative Sanitation and Hygiene (FISH) in Monrovia Project funded by the African Water Facility (AWF) was launched on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in the presence of over 40 people including representatives of beneficiaries and development partners. The Facility offers a €1.2-million grant to the Monrovia City Corporation (MCC) to support a project aimed at increasing access to sustainable and affordable sanitation and hygiene services to over 800,000 urban slum-dwellers in Monrovia, Liberia.
25/03/2013 - The low rate of investments in the water sector has been a major obstacle to accelerate the development and improved management of water resources critically needed to help meet Africa’s growing water demand.
- Date: 22/03/2013
The importance of cooperation has long been recognized as fundamental to developing Africa’s water sector. African Governments and development partners alike understand the centrality of water in meeting basic human needs, supporting socio-economic development and poverty reduction, as well as in protecting the environment and biodiversity – and continue working together to catalyze the development of the water sector to meet Africa’s water needs.
08/03/2013 - Women make up more than half of the African population. The African Development Bank recognizes this and supports the important role of women on the continent both in the projects and programs it finances, and the contributions of its own female staff. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, we pay tribute to a few female Bank staff members, who dedicate their time and energy to the institution and to Africa. It was impossible to do a portrait of each and every one, but here is a selection of a few women leaders, who inspire us on a daily basis.
07/03/2013 - Funded by the African Water Facility (AWF) to the amount of US $3 million, the project designed to rehabilitate the water supply and sewerage systems in Chitungwiza will be handed over today to the Municipality of Chitungwiza, following the completion of the construction works.
12/02/2013 - The African Water Facility (AWF) offers a €1.2 million grant to the Monrovia City Corporation (MCC) to support a project aimed at increasing access to sustainable and affordable sanitation and hygiene services to over 800,000 urban slum-dwellers in Monrovia, Liberia.
11/02/2013 - La Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) vient d’octroyer un don de 1.1 million d’euros au Gouvernement du Congo pour accroître l’accès à l’eau potable et l’assainissement à environ 100.000 personnes de cinq centres semi-urbains.
05/02/2013 - La Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) vient d’accorder un don de 1,1 million d’euros à la municipalité de Sèmè-Podji, au Bénin pour mettre en œuvre des solutions efficaces, durables et rentables dans la gestion et l’exploitation des boues de vidange. Le projet s’inscrit dans le cadre d’un partenariat public-privé (PPP) pour la gestion des déchets, une collaboration rare dans le secteur de l’assainissement, sur le continent.
05/02/2013 - The African Water Facility offered a 1 million euro grant to the Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI) to support their Kawempe Urban Poor Sanitation Improvement Project (KUPSIP). The project is designed to provide affordable and sustainable sanitation services to over 100,000 urban poor living in the Kawempe Municipality, in Kampala, Uganda.