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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


06/11/2018 - Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé le lundi 5 novembre 2018, un financement de 117 millions d’euros pour la mise en œuvre du Projet de pérennisation et de sécurisation de l’accès à l’eau potable au Maroc.

Categories: Morocco, Water Supply & Sanitation


26/10/2018 - The African Development Bank Group, has approved a US$15 million grant from the African Development Fund (ADF) for a water supply and sanitation project in Malawi, expected to provide jobs and boost the livelihoods of nearly 300,000 people.

Categories: Malawi, Water Supply & Sanitation, ADF


17/10/2018 - The African Development Bank joined the international community in observing Global Handwashing Day on October 15. Global Handwashing Day, organized by the Global Handwashing Partnership, is intended to motivate and mobilize people around the world to improve their handwashing habits. It promotes handwashing with soap at critical points during the day, such as before cooking, eating, feeding others, or after using the toilet. These are key factors in disease prevention and can potentially lead to a 25-50 percent reduction in respiratory and intestinal diseases.

Categories: Water Supply & Sanitation


03/10/2018 - La Banque africaine de développement va appuyer le Gabon à résorber le déficit en eau potable de 50 000 m3 par jour, du Grand Libreville, comprenant les communes de Libreville, d’Akanda, d’Owendo et de Ntoum. A cet effet, le Conseil d’administration de la Banque a approuvé, mercredi 3 octobre 2018, un prêt de 75,4 millions d’euros au pays.

Categories: Gabon, Water Supply & Sanitation


01/10/2018 - La Banque africaine de développement va aider le Sénégal à poursuivre son Programme d’urgence de développement communautaire, destiné à développer l’agriculture en milieu rural et à offrir aux populations des contrées les plus reculées du pays un meilleur accès aux services sociaux de base. Pour ce faire, la Banque vient d’accorder un prêt de 60 millions d’euros, entériné par son Conseil d’administration, jeudi 27 septembre 2017 à Abidjan.

Categories: Senegal, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Water Supply & Sanitation, Energy & Power, Health


06/08/2018 - An African Development Bank team of experts visited Zambia from 23 to 27 July to identify businesses in the nation’s water and agriculture sectors eligible for new financing mechanisms it is offering to the southern African nation.

Categories: Zambia, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Water Supply & Sanitation


  • From: 26/08/2018
  • To: 31/08/2018
  • Location: Stockholm, Sweden

The 2018 World Water Week will take place from 26 to 31 August in Stockholm, Sweden, under the theme: “Water, ecosystems and human development.”

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


25/06/2018 - In a bid to help Uganda improve heath and productivity in the country’s major towns, the African Development Bank has approved a US$ 62-million concessional loan to finance its Strategic Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Project (STWSSP).

Categories: Water Supply & Sanitation


23/05/2018 - “For every drop of water you waste, you must know that somewhere on earth, someone is desperately looking for a drop of water!” Novelist and thinker Mehmet Murat Ildan’s warning could be referring to the likes of 39-year-old Mercy Chimusoro of Zengeza 3 Extension D, Chitungwiza and her family.

Categories: Zimbabwe, Water Supply & Sanitation


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