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Institutional support to the water and sanitation sector

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 attract additional funding and make more sustainable investments. The project is expected to enhance national capacities in the sector in terms of water governance, monitoring, management and planning of water resources.

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Study for the development of water supply and sanitation networks in 5 city centres, and strengthening the Water Development Funds - Brazzaville

January 2013 –The Government of the Republic of Congo received a €1 million grant to finance feasibility studies of drinking water and sanitation systems in five semi-urban centers, and to finance the development of tools to be used to strengthen the operational capacity of the Water Sector Development Fund (FDSE) for the fund to be a sustainable financing tool for projects in the water supply and sanitation sector.

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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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Updating of urban storm water drainage infrastructure development studies in Gue-Gue Lowe-IAI and Terre Nouvelle Basin in Libreville

June 2009- The Government of Gabon received a €1,6 million grant to improve the quality of life in the river basins of Gué-Gué, Lowé-IAE and Terre Nouvelle by putting in place the necessary conditions for the realization of the storm water drainage facilities which in turn will help reduce incidences of waterborne diseases, flooding and poverty in general. Through this project, the Government will have the necessary documents for mobilizing the funds required to implement the infrastructure investments: feasibility study reports, detailed designs and tender documents.

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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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Improving drinking water and sanitation services in Kinshasa

(In French Only) Kinshasa est une ville qui connaît un taux de croissance démographique élevé (5 %) dont la population estimée à près de 10 millions d’habitants en 2014, est estimée entre 14 et 17 millions en 2030. Bien que la ville soit construite au bord du fleuve Congo, l’approvisionnement en eau potable (AEP) se fait à partir de plusieurs petites rivières et des eaux souterraines dans quelques quartiers périphériques. Le système de distribution est principalement assuré par la REGIDESO avec un taux global de desserte en eau potable de 64 %.

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Developing rainwater to reduce poverty and tackle drought in Cameroon

The African Water Facility (AWF) grants 1.3 million Euros to Cameroon to finance a study on the mobilization and use of rainwater in the northern part of the country. The project will address the concerns of two million inhabitants of the region: food security, employment, increased revenue, effects of climate change…

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Inventory of rural water supply and sanitation infrastructures

December 2006 -The Government of Cameroon received a €470,000 grant to prepare an inventory of rural water supply and sanitation facilities and water resources in the country to support the development of the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation (RWSS) program for Cameroon up to the year 2015. With that the Government will have better knowledge of the existing infrastructure and water resources of the country to support the development of the rural water and sanitation sector.

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