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Somaliland Water Resources Management and Investment Plan

Friday, December 12, 2014
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November 2014- The Government of Somalia has received a €3-million grant to support a project designed to build resilience to climate change and reduce water stress in Somaliland. The AWF grant will support the preparation of a water resources management and investment plan. The AWF will also support the preparation of bankable projects to attract investments in multipurpose water uses, integrated water supply for rural population and livestock, rural sanitation and hygiene, urban water supply and sanitation, small scale high value irrigated crop production and disaster mitigation. Around 3.5 million rural and urban people stand to benefit from the project, as well as 2 million nomadic pastoralists and their 18-20 million livestock.