Preparing and Financing Water Projects in Africa
The African Water Facility (AWF) has been established in 2004, under the initiative of the African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW), to mobilize resources to finance water resources development activities in Africa.
It is hosted and managed by the African Development Bank (AfDB).
Since its operationalization in 2006, the AWF has developed a grant portfolio of 117 projects in 52 countries, including the most vulnerable countries.
The AWF vision is aligned with the African Water Vision 2025 which is to support "improved development, equitable and sustainable management of water resources in Africa for poverty alleviation, socio-economic development, regional cooperation