water and sanitation

African Water Facility

Recommendations to improve the impact of African Water Facility

The Independent Development Evaluation of the AfDB reports that the Facility is one of the few actors in the water sector that intervenes at the continental level to support the preparation of projects.
waste management

Surprising results from waste management innovation

Innovative ways for municipalities to meet their sanitation and waste management obligations even where power or water are in short supply.
Tanzania: AfDB aided project improves access to water and sanitation

Tanzania: AfDB aided project improves access to water and sanitation

The Zanzibar Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project has provided water and sanitation services to around 287,000 people.
Kenya Kisumu water and sanitation

Kenya: Water and sanitation access around Lake Victoria to be upgraded

The third largest city in Kenya, Kisumu, is about to get an $82million (€70 million) upgrade to its water and sanitation systems.
water and sanitation

Flagship water and sanitation initiative seeks partnerships

“Now more than ever, we need to elevate the African water agenda. We also need to raise the value of inter-African cooperation and partnerships in responding to water and sanitation challenges," said David Mahlobo.
Water supply

Deploy sustainable infrastructure solutions for water and sanitation

The water and sanitation solutions currently adopted in South Africa make use of fixed water tanks and communal chemical toilets, both are unsustainable says Neil Macleod, a member of the Technical Committee at Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA).

Declining GDP hits unemployed and poor the hardest

South Africa’s overall gross domestic product is expected to decline between 5.1% and 7.9% this year and recover slowly for at least the next four years.
informal settlements

Urban informal settlements in Kenya receive $150m from World Bank Group

A $150 million IDA credit is set to improve tenure security and access to basic services for 1.7 million residents living in selected Kenyan urban informal settlements.
cleantech

1,000 cleantech solution companies sought by international label

GreenCape is the South African contact point to assist local cleantech companies to apply to join the Solar Impulse Foundation 1,000 Efficient Solutions Label portfolio.
water crisis

One WASH Programme improves well-being of communities in Ethiopia

The One WASH National Programme under which Ethiopia runs its Water, Sanitation and Hygiene National Programme, is improving the well-being of communities.

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