Selected Projects


Adapting Yaounde's drainage system to improve climate resilience, health and create jobs

10/11/2015 - Today, nearly 2.5 million of the country's 23 million inhabitants reside in the Cameroonian capital of Yaoundé – over 60% of which is covered by low income settlement housing. The Mfoundi Canal, the city's main drainage system,...

Categories: Cameroon, Water Supply & Sanitation


Drinking water for the Tunisian countryside

11/09/2015 - Vulnerable rural populations With the Mediterranean to the north and the desert to the south, Tunisia undergoes recurrent periods of drought. Whereas all urban populations benefit from continuous access to water, this is not the c...

Categories: Tunisia, Water Supply & Sanitation


Water Supply and Sanitation Project in Kenya: Unlocking Development Potential for Inclusive Growth

13/08/2013 - Nakuru, Kenya's fourth largest city is a major industrial and tourist center. Prior to the AfDB Group’s intervention, unreliable water supply and sanitation services resulted in scaling down and ultimate relocation of industries...

Categories: Kenya, Water Supply & Sanitation, Health


Harar Water Supply and Sanitation Project: Improving Livelihoods and Enhancing Water Security in Ethiopia

05/08/2013 - The project addressed a looming water and sanitation crisis in the historic and touristic town of Harar and the surrounding four towns. The water availability and quality from Lake Alemaya, the previous water source, was threatene...

Categories: Ethiopia, Water Supply & Sanitation


A Focus on Green Growth: the Green Morocco Plan

20/05/2013 - In July 2012, the African Development Bank (AfDB) granted a EUR 105 million loan to the Green Morocco Plan Support Programme (PAPMV). Approved by the Moroccan authorities in April 2008, the Green Morocco Plan (PMV) will be spread ...

Categories: Morocco, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Water Supply & Sanitation, Energy & Power, Human Capital Development


Accès à l’eau potable au Maroc : de meilleures conditions de vie en milieu rural

20/05/2013 - Depuis 2001, le Royaume fournit de gros efforts pour généraliser l’accès à l’eau potable, en multipliant les chantiers de raccordement et de distribution. La BAD est le premier bailleur de fonds dans le secteur de l’Eau ...

Categories: Morocco, Human Capital Development, Water Supply & Sanitation


Malawi President Launches Water Supply and Sanitation Project

23/04/2013 - A water supply and sanitation system supported by the African Development Bank (AfDB) was launched on April 15, 2013, in Malosa, Malawi by Malawi President Joyce Banda. The project will serve seven market centres in the area. The...

Categories: Malawi, Water Supply & Sanitation


Lower Mangoky Irrigation Area Rehabilitation Project

01/10/2012 - Compared to the rest of the country, southern Madagascar experiences cyclical droughts that threaten the population’s food security. In general, the country’s agricultural performance has remained weak, mainly due to low yield...

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


AfDB Finances Rural Development in Casamance in Senegal

27/07/2012 - Casamance, located in southwestern Senegal, has been involved in a struggle for independence since the 1980s. The Rural Development Support Project in Casamance (PADERCA) falls within the framework of the Economic and Social Activ...

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