December 24

Denmark Provides $30 Million Grant To African Water Facility for Drought-Prone Countries

he Danish government has provided a $30.1 million grant to the African Development Bank-managed African Water Facility to enhance access to quality water and sanitation for Africans living in four arid and drought-prone countries.

The grant will benefit rural dwellers in Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Somalia under the Facility’s Improving access to climate-resilient safe water supply and sanitation services in the Sahel and Horn of Africa program. The grant is expected to cover the period through 2025.

The program entails the rehabilitation, expansion and climate-proofing of water supply systems, sanitation and handwashing facilities.

Source: Devdiscource (link opens in a new window)

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