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17/12/2018 - The Governing Council of the African water Facility (AWF) has commended the Facility for mobilizing over €1.4 billion for the implementation of projects. The Facility has also funded 117 national and regional projects in 52 countries, including transition states, since it began operations in 2006.

Categories: Water Supply & Sanitation


17/12/2018 - The African Development Bank’s Board has approved additional funding support of €115 million to Rwanda’s Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Program, enabling 1.5 million people to access improved, reliable and sustainable water supply services.

Categories: Rwanda, Water Supply & Sanitation


14/12/2018 - The African Development Bank has presented the impacts of climate change on water security on the African continent and the importance of investment in water and sanitation infrastructure.

Categories: Climate Change, Water Supply & Sanitation, COP


14/12/2018 - The rise in global temperature poses severe risks to water and sanitation. This includes African countries like Sudan and Niger, who grapple with extreme weather events in the Sahel region.

Categories: Climate Change, Water Supply & Sanitation, COP


13/12/2018 - The African Development Bank’s Board of Directors has approved €62.914 million to finance the provision of sustainable wastewater services through the ‘Nairobi Rivers Basin Rehabilitation and Restoration Program: Sewerage Improvement Project Phase II’.

Categories: Kenya, Water Supply & Sanitation


03/12/2018 - La Banque africaine de développement a accueilli une table ronde des partenaires techniques et financiers, le 30 novembre 2018 à Abidjan, sur le financement du Plan d’action de réinstallation (PAR 2) de la deuxième vague des populations concernées par le programme Kandadji, au Niger. Environ 436 millions de dollars américains, dont 60 millions de la Banque africaine de développement, chef de file des partenaires du programme Kandadji, ont été mobilisés pour la mise en œuvre de PAR 2, pour un besoin de 432 millions de dollars. Ce fort niveau d’engagement des partenaires témoigne de leur détermination commune à accompagner le gouvernement du Niger dans ses efforts à voir ce projet phare aboutir.

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


29/11/2018 - The Board of Directors has approved a ZAR 720 million loan to finance the Manzini Region Water Supply and Sanitation Project in eSwatini (former Swaziland). The project aims to expand access to adequate water and sanitation services for all citizens and to contribute to economic development and poverty alleviation in Eswatini.

Categories: eSwatini, Water Supply & Sanitation


28/11/2018 - Thanks to joint efforts by development partners including the African Development Bank, which invested US$45.7 million between 2003 and 2014 in water supply and sanitation projects, Mauritania is working to provide access to drinking water for its 4.3-million population, which regularly suffers severe shortages.

Categories: Mauritania, Water Supply & Sanitation


19/11/2018 - Located 350 kilometres north of Lomé, Sokodé, the second-largest city in Togo, was the epicentre of three cholera outbreaks in 2013. That same year, the African Development Bank made a €1.15 million grant to the city through the African Water Facility, to fund the "Toilets for All in Sokodé" project. There have been no outbreaks of cholera in Sokodé since then.

Categories: Togo, Water Supply & Sanitation


06/11/2018 - The African Development Bank announces a new initiative to promote innovation and citywide inclusive sanitation services for sub-Saharan Africa’s urban inhabitants. The Bank’s Africa Urban Sanitation Investment Fund Program, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is funding the initiative designed to focus on the poor.

Categories: China, Private Sector, Water Supply & Sanitation, Partnerships, African Water Facility


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