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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Establishment of a monitoring and reporting system for the water sector in Africa

01/09/2013

September 2013- The African Minister’s Council on Water (AMCOW) received a € 2 million grant to establish the African water and sanitation monitoring and reporting (M&E) system, to cover all aspects of water use. This will...

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Monitoring and evaluation for water in North Africa (MEWINA)

01/04/2010

April 2010 - The Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) received a of €2 million grant to increase the six North-AMCOW countries capacity in water sector monitoring and evaluation (M&E)...

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Strengthening monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities of the water sector

01/01/2010

January 2010 - The Government of Malawi received a € 2 million grant to will finance strengthen the water sector monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities in Malawi. The purpose of this M&E project is to ensure the availability...

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Institutional support to the water and sanitation sector

01/07/2009

July 2009 – The Government of the Central African Republic received a € 2 million grant to establish an institutional and regulatory framework to strengthen water and sanitation sector governance and institutional capacity to...

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Capacity building for decentralized integrated water resources management (IWRM)

01/04/2008

April 2008 - The Government of Burkina Faso received a € 450,000 grant to strengthen the Government’s institutional capacity and performance for monitoring water resources and water use in the country and developing adequate...

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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