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The African Water Facility explores innovative approaches to improve access to urban sanitation at Dakar Workshop

The African Water Facility explores innovative approaches to improve access to urban sanitation at Dakar Workshop

The African Water Facility (AWF) in collaboration with the AfDB office in Senegal (SNFO) organized a regional workshop in Dakar for three days from October 4 to 6 to highlight the importance of issues relating to urban sanitation in Africa.

Categories: Senegal, Innovation, Sanitation and hygiene

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Marondera, a pilot city for Integrated Urban Water Management in Zimbabwe

Pilot city project to guide achievement of universal water supply and sanitation access in Zimbabwe

The implementation of an Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) Masterplan will help Marondera city of Zimbabwe reach universal access to drinking water and sanitation by 2025. The design of Marondera’s IUWM masterplan is supported by a EUR 2 million grant from the African Water Facility (AWF) with a view to ensuring sustainable management of water and sanitation services for the region’s population.

Categories: Zimbabwe, Project preparation, Drinking water, Sanitation and hygiene, Integrated water resources management, Innovation

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AWF Named Project Preparation Facility of the Year by Africa Investor

AWF Named Project Preparation Facility of the Year by Africa Investor

June 9, 2015, The African Water Facility (AWF) was recognized as “Project Preparation Facility of the Year” at the Africa investor (Ai) CEO Infrastructure Developers and Investment Summit 2015, during a ceremony held in Cape Town, Tuesday June 2.

Categories: South Africa, Project preparation, Innovation

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AWF suggests potential sanitation revolution around the corner at AfricaSan 4 Conference

AWF suggests potential sanitation revolution around the corner at AfricaSan 4 Conference

What’s the future of sanitation in Africa? The sector has been sluggish at reaching the objectives set out by the Millennium Development Goals, disappointing even the most optimistic advocates. Should all hopes go “down the drain”? Not yet, according to Ousseynou Guene, sanitation specialist for the African Water Facility.

Categories: Senegal, Innovation, Sanitation and hygiene, Public-Private Partnership

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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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