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17/11/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved two loans amounting to US$ 171 million to finance Rwanda’s Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Program.

Categories: Rwanda, Water Supply & Sanitation


13/11/2017 - Proof that water lies at the heart of the numerous challenges posed by climate change, 93% of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs, later NDCs) submitted by States during COP21 identified water as the key to adaptation to climate change – particularly highlighting four areas: risk management; water and agriculture; integrated water resources management; and water, sanitation and hygiene.

Categories: Water Supply & Sanitation, Climate Change, COP


13/11/2017 - On Saturday, November 11, 2017, the day after the Global Water Action Day that marked the fourth day of COP23, the “Water for Africa” initiative was the subject of a presentation in the Morocco Pavilion, open to civil society organizations.

Categories: Water Supply & Sanitation, COP, African Water Facility


10/11/2017 - During a panel discussion on “The Land and Water Advantage: Is sustainable land and water management compatible with small-scale farming under climate change?” at the ongoing United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, participants from different organizations met to discuss how to transform agricultural development in the face of climate change.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Water Supply & Sanitation, Environment, Climate Change


  • From: 25/10/2017
  • To: 27/10/2017
  • Location: Abidjan - Côte d’Ivoire

• PAGGW's ambition is to promote local development opportunities in the 11 Great Green Wall countries by combining multi-sectorial projects. This objective is consistent with the objective of the Desert to Power initiative to provide electricity and energy access solutions for agricultural value chain, irrigation, pumping water for livestock, and creating resilience to climate change in this Sahara and Sahel zone of Africa

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Water Supply & Sanitation


19/10/2017 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD), à travers la Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) et le Mécanisme de financement de la préparation de projets d’infrastructures du NEPAD (IPPF-NEPAD), deux fonds spéciaux multi-donateurs qu’elle héberge et administre, a approuvé le décaissement de 2 098 593 d’euros au profit de la Communauté économique des Etats de l’Afrique centrale (CEEAC), le 11 août 2017.

Categories: Water Supply & Sanitation, NEPAD, Energy & Power, Human Capital Development, The High 5s, Infrastructure, Regional Integration, African Water Facility


  • From: 13/10/2017
  • To: 13/10/2017
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

The Vice-President for Agriculture, Human and Social Development, of the African Development Bank (AfDB) cordially invites you to the launching of the Africa Water Facility (AWF) Long Term Strategy (2017-2025) on Friday 13 October 2017, from 09h00 to 13h00 at the Golf Hotel, Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Water Supply & Sanitation


28/09/2017 - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, Akinwumi Adesina, has been elevated to the rank of Grand Officer in the Order of Merit of the Republic of Niger on behalf of the President of the Republic, Issoufou Mahamadou, during a gala dinner hosted by Nigerien Prime Minister Brigi Rafini at the Gaweye Hotel in Niger’s capital, Niamey.

Categories: Niger, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Private Sector, Energy & Power, Water Supply & Sanitation, Poverty Reduction, The President


22/09/2017 - The World Water Week organized every year in Sweden, by the Stockholm Water Institute (SIWI), was held from August 27 to September 1, 2017, under the theme: “Water and Waste: reduce and reuse.” Over 3,250 participants from 133 countries attended the various sessions, shared experiences, and discussed solutions to the world’s most critical water challenges during this year’s edition.

Categories: Water Supply & Sanitation, Partnerships


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