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All the latest news from the African Water Facility (AWF).
African Water Facility turns waste management into strategic input for local production value chain in Ethiopia
The African Water Facility (AWF) held a three-day event from September 28 to 30, 2016 to launch the Improved Sanitation Value Chain (ISVC) project, which aims to serve the urban poor in Arba Minch Town, one of the major cities of Southern Ethiopia. The AWF €1.5-million grant to the ISVC project will contribute toimprove sanitation and faecal waste management for more than 21,000 Arba Minch citizens while boosting the local businesses and agricultural production with the provision of eco-friendly and affordable fertilisers.
AWF catalyses the development of waste management businesses to improve sanitation services in Arba Minch, Ethiopia
1 July, 2015 – The African Water Facility (AWF) announced on Wednesday 1 July, 2015, that it is providing a 1.2 million grant to the Government of Ethiopia to improve sanitation and fecal waste management in Arba Minch. The project will benefit over 21,000 people who will have access to improved toilet facilities. It will also boost local agriculture through the provision of new and affordable fertilizer.