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Feasibility study completed for Nondvom Dam Project in Eswatini 27 May 2022 The African Water Facility (AWF) has  completed a feasibility  study for the Nondvo  Multipurpose Dam in Estwatini. The Goverment  of Eswatini approved study reports which found that the project would  be technically feasible, socially, environmentally and economically viable. The feasibility study...
Increase access to sustainable sanitation services in Ghana 17 May 2022 The African Water Facility is in the process of preparing feasibility studies and engineering designs for delivery of sustainable faecal sludge management (FSM) infrastructure  and services in 12 cities and secondary towns in Ghana. Contract award for the Consultancy Services to prepare the studies...
Global Affair Canada: The Director general for Pan-African Affairs meets with African Water Facility in Abidjan 02 May 2022 The African Water Facility and Water and Sanitation Department Director, Osward Chanda met, on April 27 in Abidjan, with Global Affairs Canada’s Director General for Pan-African Affairs, Tarik Khan to discuss strategic areas of support to the Africa Water Facility from Canada which has been a long...
The AWF instigates a mechanism for permanent exchanges with its donors. 27 April 2022 The African Water Facility (AWF) held a consultation meeting, on 25 April 2022, with its current and prospective Donors to discuss closer engagement and more regular consultation meetings. The AWF representatives and donors agreed on instituting informal technical meetings twice a year where...
The Bank proposes to host the Africa Urban Sanitation Investment Fund 25 April 2022 The Director of African Development Bank's Water and Sanitation Development Department, Osward Chanda expressed the Bank's desire to host the Africa Urban Sanitation Investment Fund, currently under development. Chanda said, on April 20, so during an outreach meeting of potential host institutions...
Do you have a water or sanitation project in Africa for which you are seeking funding? Check if your proposal meets these eligibility criteria of the African Water Facility 19 April 2022 The African Water Facility (AWF) is open to receiving water or sanitation project proposals and applications for possible funding from all African Regional Member Countries (RMCs), Regional Organizations, River Basin Organizations, civil society organizations, multilateral institutions and partners...
La Facilité africaine de l’eau reste ouverte aux demandes de financement de projets 13 April 2022 Avez-vous un projet pour lequel vous cherchez le financement ? La facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) reste ouverte à recevoir des propositions de projets innovants dans les domaines de l’eau et de l’assainissement. Les projets, qui pourraient bénéficier d’un financement en 2023 en fonction de leur...
How Sokode Became a benchmark City for sanitation in Togo 11 April 2022 « It was two in the morning one night when I needed to go and relieve myself. But the public latrines were a long way from my home," recalls Zalia Zoukoufoulou, who lives in Sokodé, the second-largest city in Togo, located 350 kilometres north. Zalia's anecdote revealed how hard it is for large...
Stimulating donor interests at the 9th World Water Forum 03 April 2022 The African Water Facility (AWF) participated in the World Water Forum from 22 to 27 March 2022 in Dakar. Under the aegis of the Bank's Water and Sanitation Department, the delegation consisting of AWF’s Coordinator, Mtchera Chirwa, the Principal Public-Private Partnership Finance Expert, and the...
The World Water Day: The Africa Water Facility promotes approaches to sustainably manage groundwater resources 22 March 2022 As we celebrate the World Water Day on 22nd March 2022, we need to recognize that groundwater plays a key role in sustaining water supplies and livelihoods in Africa. Availability of Groundwater is widespread, generally of good quality and has fundamental ability to cushion incidents of prolonged...

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