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Study for the development of water supply and sanitation networks in 5 city centres, and strengthening the Water Development Funds - Brazzaville

January 2013 –The Government of the Republic of Congo received a €1 million grant to finance feasibility studies of drinking water and sanitation systems in five semi-urban centers, and to finance the development of tools to be used to strengthen the operational capacity of the Water Sector Development Fund (FDSE) for the fund to be a sustainable financing tool for projects in the water supply and sanitation sector.

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Support to WSS policy and priority investments preparation in Brazzaville & Pointe Noire

July 2007 - The Government of Congo has received a €1.4 million to finance an institutional and technical analysis and prepare priority works for water supply, sanitation, storm water drainage and solid wastes management in Brazzaville and Pointe Noire to meet MDG 2015 and the African Water Vision targets.

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Supporting the socio-economic development of the Ruzizi plain and promoting regional integration

(In French only) La Communauté économique des pays des Grands Lacs (CEPGL), regroupant la République du Burundi, la République démocratique du Congo et la République du Rwanda a été créée en 1976.

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Improving drinking water and sanitation services in Kinshasa

(In French Only) Kinshasa est une ville qui connaît un taux de croissance démographique élevé (5 %) dont la population estimée à près de 10 millions d’habitants en 2014, est estimée entre 14 et 17 millions en 2030. Bien que la ville soit construite au bord du fleuve Congo, l’approvisionnement en eau potable (AEP) se fait à partir de plusieurs petites rivières et des eaux souterraines dans quelques quartiers périphériques. Le système de distribution est principalement assuré par la REGIDESO avec un taux global de desserte en eau potable de 64 %.

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Projet d’Appui à la Création d’un Organisme de Bassins Transfrontaliers (Ogooué, Ntem, Nyanga, et Komo) et Préparation de Projets d’Investissements (PACOBT-PPI)

Origine et contexte La Communauté économique des États de l’Afrique centrale (CEEAC), créée en octobre 1983 et son Secrétariat général mis en place en janvier 1985, compte actuellement onze États membres à savoir : l’Angola, le Burundi, le Cameroun, la Centrafrique, le Congo, le Gabon, la Guinée- Equatoriale, la RD Congo, le Rwanda, le Sao Tome & Principe et le Tchad.

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Support for the creation of Volta Basin Authority

March 2006 - The Volta Basin Technical Committee (VBTC) received a €165,000 grant through an agreement with the Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulics and Fisheries in Burkina Faso - for the creation of the Volta Basin Authority. This is the first project ever to be funded by the AWF. It is aimed at establishing an agreement for the creation of the Volta Basin Authority to ensure joint rational and judicious use of the water resources amongst riparian countries, foster transboundary cooperation and benefit sharing.

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Strengthening the information and knowledge capacity of CICOS for the water resources management of the Congo Basin

May 2007 - The International Commission for the Congo-Ubangi-Sangha Basin (CICOS) received a € 455,000 grant to reinforce its capacity to collect and manage hydrologic data and information as well as well to enhance Congo Basin water resources knowledge.

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Regional water policy of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS/CEEAC)

September 2009 – The Executive Secretariat of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) received a € 1,4 million grant to improve the management of water resources and environmental protection by building capacity to plan and implement regional water policy within Central Africa. The project entails building the capacities of the Regional Centre for Water Resources Coordination and Management (CRCGRE) of ECCAS, improve the water information system, and prepare a regional IWRM action plan to support the IWRM process in the member countries.

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