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Study to upscale smallholder irrigation in Zambia

Study to upscale smallholder irrigation in Zambia

A new set of studies, financed by a grant of EUR 1.4 million from the African Water Facility (AWF) will help develop smallholder irrigation in Zambia, through the Upscaling of Smallholder Irrigation Project. This will lead to improved livelihood conditions and climate change resilience of smallholder farmers in the country.

Categories: Zambia, Project preparation, Agricultural water management

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Providing drinking water in Morocco’s rural areas

Providing drinking water in Morocco’s rural areas

The African Water Facility (AWF) supports improvements in the provision of drinking water in Morocco with the approval of a EUR 815,100 grant. Close to 390,000 persons spread over 31 municipalities will benefit from this initiative, thanks to the El Borouj, Larache and Safi North West projects in the country’s northern region.

Categories: Morocco, Drinking water

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Journée mondiale de l’eau : Le défi de la gestion intégrée des ressources en eau en milieu urbain

Journée mondiale de l’eau : Le défi de la gestion intégrée des ressources en eau en milieu urbain

Abidjan, le 22 mars 2016 - La Banque africaine de développement, partenaire d’une rencontre organisée par le ministère ivoirien des Eaux et Forêts, a célébré la Journée mondiale de l’eau le 22 mars. La cérémonie d’ouverture a eu...

Categories: Ivory Coast, Integrated water resources management

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Integrated urban water management, a global and sustainable approach to the water cycle

Integrated urban water management, a global and sustainable approach to the water cycle

Flashback on the workshop on innovative approaches for water management in urban areas, the integrated urban water management (IUWM), which recently gathered water experts from around the world in Abidjan. This global approach to the water cycle sees used water – domestic and industrial – and fecal sludge as resources to be exploited.

Categories: Integrated water resources management, Water knowledge, Water governance

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Dam in Swaziland: A strategic investment for the country

Dam in Swaziland: A strategic investment for the country

From the 3rd to 5th of February, a mission from the African Development Bank / African Water Facility came in Mbabane to train the project team and discuss the 2016 workplan. The detailed design should be ready end of 2017.

Categories: Swaziland, Hydropower, Climate change adaptation, Drinking water

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