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AWF to help tackle food insecurity, flooding and droughts in Uganda and South Sudan

AWF to help tackle food insecurity, flooding and droughts in Uganda and South Sudan

The African Water Facility (AWF) announced on January 9, 2015 that it has offered a €1.97 million grant to the Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP) to increase water availability for multiple purposes in the...

Categories: Uganda, South Sudan, Agricultural water management, Hydropower, Water governance

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African Water Facility promotes multiple use water services to increase access to water of rural and peri-urban communities in South Africa

African Water Facility promotes multiple use water services to increase access to water of rural and peri-urban communities in South Africa

Tunis, Tunisia – The African Water Facility (AWF) offered on August 20, 2014 a €1.3 million grant to the Water Research Commission of the Republic of South Africa to improve water delivery services, an initiative that will be...

Categories: South Africa, Agricultural water management, Innovation

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AWF supports a Niger Basin infrastructure program to strengthen climate change resilience and improve food security

AWF supports a Niger Basin infrastructure program to strengthen climate change resilience and improve food security

(French Only) The African Water Facility is providing a grant of € 960,000 to the Niger Basin Authority (NBA), to help curb the widespread degradation of natural resources caused by climate change, raise agricultural production and improve the resilience of populations.

Categories: Burkina, Benin, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Environmental protection, Climate change adaptation, Agricultural water management

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AWF supports the development of irrigated agriculture to increase food security and economic growth in Malawi

AWF supports the development of irrigated agriculture to increase food security and economic growth in Malawi

(English Only) The African Water Facility has offered a €1.8 million grant to the Government of Malawi to help prepare a project designed to improve and expand irrigated agriculture and help overcome the adverse effect of prolonged dry spells and frequent flooding.

Categories: Malawi, Agricultural water management, Flood or drought protection

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