The 14th Governing Council Meeting was held from November 28-29 in Tunis, Tunisia. The meeting brought together over 34 stakeholders and observers, including African Development Bank (AfDB) and AMCOW representatives, representatives from all AWF donors, Water Ministers from two countries and the Principle Secretaries of the Water Ministries of two more countries.

Participants discussed AWF enhanced investment leverage performance, various initiatives taken to mainstream climate change resilience in AWF operations, the addition of a greater number of innovative sanitation projects in AWF’s portfolio, and the improvement of private sector participation through the inclusion of social business ventures in project design. The AWF also highlighted its strategic focus on gender issues, agricultural water management and its work in fragile states.