Communiqués de presse
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.
04/07/2018 - Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé le plan de travail et le budget de la Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) pour 2018. Ce plan cherche à remédier aux difficultés antérieures. Il propose également des solutions à des problèmes urgents : la mobilisation des ressources, l’attribution des postes vacants, le suivi plus attentif des projets en cours, la résolution accélérée des problèmes et le renforcement des capacités des agences d’exécution des projets.
Catégories: Facilité africaine de l’eau
24/01/2018 - The African Water Facility (AWF) organized its 17th Governing Council Meeting on January 22-23, 2018 in Dakar, Senegal. The event was hosted by the Ministry of Water and Sanitation of Senegal and chaired by Mansour Faye, Chair of the Governing Council and Minister of Water and Sanitation of Senegal.
13/10/2017 - The African Water Facility (AWF), hosted by the African Development Bank Group, formally launched its new Strategy 2017–2025 on October 13, 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The occasion was used to introduce and share with stakeholders, partners, donors, beneficiaries and various Bank departments collaborating with the AWF the innovative approaches that it will focus on over the next 10 years in order to deliver on its mandate of mobilising financing for the water and sanitation sector.
27/06/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved the 2016 Annual report and 2017 Work plan and budget of the African Water Facility (AWF), with particular reference to the use of an amount up to €1.925 million for the administrative budget of AWF out of the Special Water Fund for 2017 activities.
23/05/2017 - Malawi and Tanzania have agreed to work together for the development of the Songwe River Basin Program (SRBDP). This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between both parties at a ceremony held in Lilongwe, on May 18, 2017.
Catégories: Malawi, Tanzanie, Facilité africaine de soutien juridique, Facilité africaine de l’eau, Fonds spécial du Mécanisme de financement de la préparation des projets d’infrastructures du NEPAD (IPPF-NEPAD)
14/03/2017 - The African Water Facility (AWF) held on February 21, 2017 a launching ceremony and workshop to officially kick-start the Water Resources Management and Investment Plan project for Somaliland. The AWF has provided a €3-million grant to support this project in the aim of building resilience to climate change and reducing water stress in Somaliland. The launching ceremony, opened by the Honorable Hussein Abdi Boos Minister of Water Resources was attended by 37 participants including Ministers of Mineral and Energy, Environment, Rural Development and Agriculture as well as representatives from the AWF, the African Development Bank, the United Nations, bilateral and multilateral partners.
09/03/2017 - The Government of the Republic of Mozambique and the African Water Facility (AWF) has entered into a grant agreement for a feasibility study on Urban Sanitation, Drainage and Solid Waste Management in Chimoio and Inhambane. The grant agreement was signed on January 27, 2017 by the Minister of Economy and Finance Adriano Afonso Maleiane and the Country Manager for the African Development Bank Joseph M. Ribeiro. The project was launched in workshops in Maputo on March 8, in Chimoio on March 9 and another one will be held in Inhambane on March 14. This AWF €1.6-million grant project will contribute to improve livelihood conditions and climate change resilience for the 310,000 citizens of the Municipalities of Chimoio and Inhambane. This will be achieved by reducing the risk of flooding and improving the public health.
14/02/2017 - The African Water Facility (AWF) and NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) signed on January 31, 2017 in Pretoria, South Africa, a letter of agreement with the Orange Senqu River Basin Commission (ORASECOM) to launch the Climate Resilient Water Resources Investment Strategy and Multipurpose Project Preparation for the Orange-Senqu River Basin, shared by Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and South Africa. The co-financed project, amounting to about €3.5 million, includes contributions from AWF of about €2 million and $1.2 million from NEPAD-IPPF.
Catégories: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibie, Afrique du Sud, Human Capital Development, Eau et assainissement, Partenariats, Infrastructures, NEPAD, Fonds spécial du Mécanisme de financement de la préparation des projets d’infrastructures du NEPAD (IPPF-NEPAD), Facilité africaine de l’eau
01/02/2017 - The African Water Facility (AWF) provided a grant of close to €2 million to the Government of the Republic of Rwanda to support the development of a 25-year national water supply and sanitation masterplans that will guide the achievement of national universal access for water supply and sanitation through the identification of effective water supply and sanitation projects.