Wednesday
February 3
2021

New Sanitation and Wastewater Management Benchmark Tool in Africa

Africa must invest in innovative sanitation and wastewater management to achieve development goals – report

The African Development Bank, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and GRID-Arendal have released the inaugural Sanitation and Wastewater Atlas of Africa. 

A tool to benchmark and propel Africa’s progress towards Sustainable Development Goals on safe sanitation and wastewater management. The Atlas aims to help policymakers accelerate change and investment in the sector.   

As a result of four years of collaboration, the Atlas assesses progress and highlights opportunities where investment in sanitation and wastewater management can improve health and spur economic growth.

The publication incorporates maps, graphics, and profiles of all African countries, including analyses of their water resources and provision of basic services.

Source: East African Business Week (link opens in a new window)

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Technology, WASH
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