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22/03/2018 - With her extensive experience in water management at the World Bank where she developed and implemented several strategies and programs, Wambui Gichuri joined the African Development Bank on March 15, 2018. Her arrival as Director of the Water Development and Sanitation Department coincides with the World Water Forum in Brasilia, Brazil, taking place from March 18 to 23. On the occasion of World Water Day, we spoke to her about the African Development Bank’s development priorities vis-à-vis the water and sanitation sector.

Categories: Water Supply & Sanitation, African Water Facility, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative


22/03/2018 - In this interview, Osward Mulenga Chanda, Division Manager, Water Development and Sanitation Department, African Development Bank, raises the issue of access to financing for water, which he says is not the only aspect to be taken into account for the development of the sector.

Categories: Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, Water Supply & Sanitation, African Water Facility


22/03/2018 - Francis Daniel Bougaire is Chief Water Policy and Strategy Development Officer at the African Water Facility (AWF), a special fund hosted and administered by the African Development Bank. The AWF provides grants and technical assistance for the implementation of innovative projects within its domain. For Bougaire, promoting integrated water resources management (IWRM) is crucial for achieving inclusive, sustainable development.

Categories: Water Supply & Sanitation, African Water Facility, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative


21/03/2018 - How does the International Day of Forests, March 21, align with the African Development Bank's work in natural resources management and the Bank's High 5 development priorities?

The theme of the 2018 International Year of Forests is "Forests and sustainable cities." It is about promoting cleaner, greener and healthier places to live. This aligns well with the High 5 priorities of the African Development Bank, especially in terms of "Improving the quality of life of the people of Africa."

Categories: Environment, Partnerships, African Natural Resources Centre


08/03/2018 - On the occasion of International Women's Day, March 8, we shine a spotlight on eight women plus one - the Director of Gender, Women and Civil Society - who are making a difference at the African Development Bank. This is the ninth in the series.

Categories: Gender


08/03/2018 - On the occasion of International Women's Day, March 8, we shine a spotlight on eight women plus one - the Director of Gender, Women and Civil Society - who are making a difference at the African Development Bank. This is the eighth in the series.

Categories: Gender


08/03/2018 - On the occasion of International Women's Day, March 8, we shine a spotlight on eight women plus one - the Director of Gender, Women and Civil Society - who are making a difference at the African Development Bank. This is the seventh in the series.

Categories: Gender


08/03/2018 - On the occasion of International Women's Day, March 8, we shine a spotlight on eight women plus one - the Director of Gender, Women and Civil Society - who are making a difference at the African Development Bank. This is the sixth in the series.

Categories: Gender


08/03/2018 - On the occasion of International Women's Day, March 8, we shine a spotlight on eight women plus one - the Director of Gender, Women and Civil Society - who are making a difference at the African Development Bank. This is the fifth in the series.

Categories: Gender


08/03/2018 - On the occasion of International Women’s Day, March 8, we shine a spotlight on eight women plus one – the Director of Gender, Women and Civil Society – who are making a difference at the African Development Bank. This is the fourth in the series.

Categories: Gender