water and sanitation


Kenya: Expression of interest to solarise water intake and treatment facility

The Nyahururu Water and Sanitation Company in Kenya invites expressions of interest to solarise its water intake and treatment facility.
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Sanitation and Wastewater Atlas pinpoints opportunities for change

A new sanitation and wastewater management benchmark tool highlights opportunities to boost health and economic growth in Africa.

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.
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Nordic Development Fund approves $8.8m grant for African Water Facility

The Nordic Development Fund (NDF) has approved a $8.8million in grant funding to the African Water Facility for projects in the Sahel and Horn of Africa.
filtration ponds wastewater treatment facility

South Africa’s water sector ripe with investment opportunities

Equitable access to water and sanitation for all South Africans comes with a multi-billion rand price tag. But for willing investors, and businesses in the urban water space, the opportunities are substantial.

20by2020 improves water quality and access in rural Madagascar

Humanitarian initiative 20by2020 recently installed Safe Water Cube foundations across five rural areas of Madagascar.
PPP water

PPPs are a feasible alternative to delivering water services

"South Africa has been missing opportunities in this space."
Ouagadougou Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou sanitation project reduces number of flood victims

A sub-project for sanitation of the outlying districts of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, has reduced the number of people affected by flooding, according to an AfDB Report.
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.
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.

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