Supporting water projects throughout Africa

The African Water Facility (AWF) gives grants and technical assistance to mobilise investment for water projects throughout Africa.

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Integrated Urban Water Management Master Plan for City of Windhoek in Namibia

Integrated Urban Water Management Master Plan for City of Windhoek in Namibia

01/12/2017

The African Water Facility (AWF) grants €1 million to Namibia to provide the City of Windhoek with a strategie document for the sustainable development and operation ofwater and wastewater infrastructure for the next 20 years and an operational investment framework.

Greater Freetown: Water Supply and Sanitation Master Plan and Investment Studies

Greater Freetown: Water Supply and Sanitation Master Plan and Investment Studies

01/10/2017

The African Water Facility (AWF) grants €1,9 million to Sierra Leone. Purpose of this project is the preparation of effective and efficient short and medium term investments in the water supply and institutional aspects of sanitation systems of Greater Freetown.

Un cadre de gestion pour des ressources en eau partagées en Afrique centrale

Un cadre de gestion pour des ressources en eau partagées en Afrique centrale

01/07/2017

La Facilité africaine de l’eau finance à hauteur de 1,1 million d’euros un projet d’appui à la création d’un organisme de bassins transfrontaliers (Ogoué, Ntem, Nyanga, et Komo) et la préparation de projets d’investissements (PACOBT-PPI). Pour les pays de la CEEAC, il s’agit d’une priorité au niveau national et régional, porteuse de beaucoup d’espoirs pour les populations rurales, et qui s’insère dans les efforts d’adaptation des quatre pays concernés de la Communauté aux changements climatiques.

Etudes d’élaboration du schéma directeur et du programme d’investissement

Pour un développement intégré et de résilience climatique des populations au Mali

02/05/2017

Pour étudier la faisabilité d'un projet de développement intégré et de résilience climatique des populations dans les plaines du Delta 2, au centre du Mali dans la région de Ségou, la Facilité africaine de l'eau accorde un don de 1,9 million d'euros.

Development Plan and Feasibility Study for Urban Sanitation, Drainage and Solid Waste Management in Chimoio and Inhambane

Improving Mozambique’s resilience to climate change and reducing vulnerability to floods

29/08/2016

The African Water Facility (AWF) grants €1,8 million to Mozambique to finance a development plan and feasibility studies for urban sanitation, drainage and solid waste management in Chimoio and Inhambane. The 310,000 inhabitants of the two municipalities are facing serious sanitation and urban flood issues.

Project cycle

A typical project cycle takes six months to first disbursement of grant funding. Grants are generally divided in tranches, released as the project meets defined milestones:

  • 0 – 3 months: Approval
  • 3 – 6 months: Effectiveness
  • 6 months: 1st disbursement
  • 15 months: 2nd disbursement

Projects can last anything from two to five years depending on the complexity and scope. Grants range from €50,000 to €5,000,000.

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