June 20

USAID Commits $3 Million for Water and Sanitation Investment Projects in Africa

By Natasha Odendaal

In an effort to accelerate preparation of water and sanitation investment projects in Africa, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has committed $3-million to the African Water Facility.

Flowing from the African Ministers’ Council on Water initiative and hosted by the African Development Bank, the African Water Facility is the only African project preparation facility solely focused on addressing water and sanitation issues in Africa.

Photo courtesy of Marisol Grandon/Department for International Development’.

Source: Engineering News (link opens in a new window)

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