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09/05/2019 - The African Development Bank and the United Nations Water Convention have agreed to jointly encourage African countries to join the UN water management organization to promote integrated and sustainable management of surface and groundwater resources.

Categories: Water Supply & Sanitation


29/03/2019 - La Banque africaine de développement, représentée par sa directrice générale pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest, Marie-Laure Akin-Olugbade, était aux côtés du président nigérien Mahamadou Issoufou, mardi 26 mars, pour la cérémonie officielle de lancement des travaux de construction du barrage hydroélectrique de Kandadji, premier du pays, situé dans le Bassin du fleuve Niger.

Categories: Niger, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Water Supply & Sanitation


21/03/2019 - In the lakeside village of Kafuzira, in the Nkhotakota District of Malawi’s Central Region, the water taps are not yet running. In the dry season, the women and girls still trudge five kilometers to Lake Malawi to fetch water for their daily needs. Then when the rains come and fill the nearby water holes, they compete with domestic and wild animals for water from the same sources.

Categories: Malawi, Water Supply & Sanitation


06/03/2019 - Beauty Matomola is one of the champions of the Government’s Transforming Rural Livelihoods in Western Zambia project, financed by the African Development Bank. A cheerful, energetic 34-year-old single mother of two, she is using her considerable powers of persuasion to help local communities achieve a low cost, high impact project in the region: getting her neighbors to build decent latrines.

Categories: Zambia, Water Supply & Sanitation


01/03/2019 - The African Development Bank has called on development partners to scale up support for implementation of sanitation programs to fast track Africa’s progress and deliver on its promise to the continent.

Categories: Water Supply & Sanitation


12/02/2019 - The Urgent Water Supply and Sanitation Rehabilitation Project Phase II in Zimbabwe, implemented by the African Development Bank, has improved water access for targeted communities with inadequate water supply.

Categories: Zimbabwe, Water Supply & Sanitation, Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund


17/01/2019 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed financing agreements worth €115 million with the Government of Rwanda to support the Rwanda Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Programme as additional financing. The funding, which comprises €114.27 million from the AfDB window and €0.8 million from the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative Trust Fund, augments the original financing of €104 million AfDB loan and €43 million Africa Growing Together Fund loan approved by the Bank’s Board in 2017.

Categories: Rwanda, Water Supply & Sanitation, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative


08/01/2019 - The African Development Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed on 8th January a loan agreement with the Ministry of Development, Investment and International Cooperation (MDICI) and the National Office for Sanitation (ONAS) to finance the sanitation programme for small municipalities with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants.

Categories: Tunisia, Infrastructure, Water Supply & Sanitation


27/12/2018 - In Africa, as elsewhere, urbanized locations exert pressure on already vulnerable populations impacted by lack of access to potable water supply, sanitation and waste management, energy supply, transport infrastructure and services.

Categories: Egypt, Climate Change, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Water Supply & Sanitation, COP


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