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World Water Week 2016 Stockholm

African Water Facility and African Development Bank at World Water Week: Water for all by 2030

The African Water Facility and the African Development Bank (AfDB) are participating in World Water Week, in Stockholm (Sweden) from 29 August to 2 September. This year’s edition holds under the theme Water for Sustainable Growth. The World Water Week is the leading annual global event for tackling global water issues and development related challenges.

Categories: Drinking water, Gender equity, Climate change adaptation, Environmental protection, Flood or drought protection, Water governance, Water knowledge

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Developing rainwater to reduce poverty and tackle drought

Developing rainwater to reduce poverty and tackle drought in Cameroon

The African Water Facility (AWF) grants 1.3 million Euros to Cameroon to finance a study on the mobilization and use of rainwater in the northern part of the country. The project will address the concerns of two million inhabitants of the region: food security, employment, increased revenue, effects of climate change…

Categories: Cameroon, Agricultural water management, Gender equity, Sanitation and hygiene, Project preparation

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Improving sanitation services to raise school girl attendance in South Africa

Improving sanitation services to raise school girl attendance in South Africa

Pretoria, South Africa, February 19, 2014 - The African Water Facility announced on Monday, February 16, 2015, that it is providing a €1.2-million grant to help improve school sanitation facilities in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Over 100,000 students will directly benefit from this project, which will also create business opportunities for entrepreneurs as well as employment for local youth.

Categories: South Africa, Gender equity, Sanitation and hygiene

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