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PROJET D’ETUDES INTEGREES DE VALORISATION DU BARRAGE SOUTERRAIN DE NARE ET REHABILITATION DES INFRASTRUCTURES CONNEXES

Contexte et Origine du Projet :L’économie du Burkina Faso repose sur le secteur agro-sylvo-pastoral qui contribue fortement au PIB national et occupe plus de 90% de la population active. Cependant, ce secteur est soumis régulièrement aux effets de la variabilité et du changement climatique tels que les sécheresses et les inondations qui affectent négativement la performance de l’économie nationale limitant ainsi le développement socio-économique du pays.

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Darfur water project for conflict resolution and peace building

January 2012 – The Government of Sudan received a € 3.3 million grant to finance the preparation of bankable investment plans to leverage the US $100 million in financing required to meet the medium and longer term water and sanitation needs of the inhabitants in 15 to 20 small rural towns in Darfur, as well as neighbouring pastoralists and nomadic peoples.

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Chitungwisa Water and Sanitation Project

August 2009 - The Municipality of Chitungwiza received a €2 million grant to finance the rehabilitation of the municipal water supply and sanitation systems and build institutional and community capacity for improved water and sanitation services to reduce the incidence of cholera. This will help stabilise the deterioration in the provision of water and sanitation services in the Municipality of Chitungwiza, and enhance institutional capacity for efficient and sustainable operation and management of the water supply and sanitation services for the future onward.

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TREND Improved sanitation and water supply services

September 2009 - TREND (Training, Research and Networking for Development), a local NGO, received a €2 million grant to strengthen sector capacity for planning and delivery of pro-poor WASH services in urban areas through tripartite partnerships approaches involving the public, private and NGO sectors and to increase access to water supply and sanitation in the three pilot areas of Ashaiman, Mankessim and Huni Valley via the construction of infrastructure.

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Improving Access to Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor in the City of Blantyre

Background: Malawi is one of the countries with the highest urbanisation rates. With a population of about 662,000 (2008), the city of Blantyre is the largest in Malawi. Between 1998 and 2008 the city experienced a population increase of about 32%1. The continued influx of people combined with decades of inadequate urban planning, has led to rapid spread of informal settlements with deplorable living conditions. The major problems include overcrowding, inadequate housing and lack of basic services, in particular water supply and sanitation.

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Support to WSS policy and priority investments preparation in Brazzaville & Pointe Noire

July 2007 - The Government of Congo has received a €1.4 million to finance an institutional and technical analysis and prepare priority works for water supply, sanitation, storm water drainage and solid wastes management in Brazzaville and Pointe Noire to meet MDG 2015 and the African Water Vision targets.

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Support to a water supply and sanitation study and priority investment project preparation for the 16 district capitals of RCA

August 2007 - The Government of the Central African Republic has received a €1.4 million grant to support a water supply and sanitation study and priority investment project preparation for the 16 district capitals of RCA. The study will help diagnose the country’s water supply and sanitation access gaps to plan investment where most needed. The preparation of bankable projects is expected to help mobilise investments to finance water supply and sanitation projects in the 16 district capitals to improve the lives and living conditions of residents.

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Utilization of solar and wind energy for rural water supply in Ethiopia

January 2009 - The Government of Ethiopia received a €2 million grant to promote and pilot the use of solar and wind energy for water pumping in rural areas of Ethiopia, and initiate development of a long-term investment in these technologies under the Universal Access Programme (UAP) where they are appropriate and most suitable. The project is expected to result in an increased and sustained supply of water at lower financial, economic, environmental and social costs than with fossil fuel powered pumping systems for rural water supply in Ethiopia.

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Institutional support for rural water supply and sanitation inventory

December 2007 -The Government of Chad received a €490,000 grant to undertake a comprehensive inventory of rural water supply and sanitation (RWSS) facilities in the country to support the updating and implementation of the RWSS programme for Chad. This will inform on access gaps and guide planning and development decision to improve access to water supply and sanitation of rural populations where most needed.

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Study for the expansion of Monrovia water supply and sanitation system and rehabilitation of water supplies of 3 country capitals

January 2008 - The Government of Liberia received a €1.5 million grant to develop plans for the rehabilitation and expansion of water supply and sanitation systems to meet 2025 demands in Monrovia and 3 county capitals (Kakata, Zwedru, and Buchaman). This project also includes the preparation of economically and technically sound priority projects to facilitate the process of mobilising the necessary investments downstream.

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