Infrastructure News

AfDB Approves U.S. $256 Million Investments in Infrastructure, Water, Sanitation and Health

11/09/2014

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) held its first regular meeting since the Bank returned to its statutory headquarters in Abidjan on Monday, September 8 and approved a combined US $256 million...

Categories: Transport, Water, General

Sénégal : Potabilisation de l'eau dans le Faboli : L'Etat pour un partenariat public-privé

03/07/2014

www.lesoleil.sn

Le ministère de l'hydraulique et de l'assainissement, avec l'unité de coordination du Pepam, a organisé un atelier de restitution d'une étude sur la délégation de gestion des unités de potabilisation dans le...

Categories: Water

AU and AfDB signed agreement for improved access to rural water supply and sanitation in 10 African countries

03/07/2014


Mbendi.com

Five million people in ten countries - eight of them fragile states - are set to benefit from an Africa-wide resource mobilization initiative aimed at improving their access to drinking water, sanitation and...

Categories: Water

WaterAid loue le leadership de l'AMCOW dans le règlement de la crise de l'assainissement en Afrique

09/06/2014

PANA

L'ONG internationale WaterAid salue le leadership du Conseil des ministres africains chargés de l'Hydraulique (AMCOW) pour trouver des solutions à la crise de l'accès à l'eau potable et à l'assainissement en Afrique,...

Categories: Water

World Bank, AfDB, Others back Nigeria's Water & Sanitation with $638M

04/06/2014

Vanguard

As part of efforts to boost water supply and improve sanitation in the country, the World Bank, African Development Bank (AfDB), French Development Agency (FDA), and Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA), have...

Categories: Water

L'Afrique manque d'eau potable

29/05/2014

BBC

Depuis lundi se tient à Dakar la semaine africaine de l'eau avec des responsables de sociétés de distribution d'eau et des officiels en provenance des 54 pays du continent.

Dans les faits, la majorité des pays africains...

Categories: Water

Liberia: Millions Missing in Water Sector

13/05/2014

New Democrat (Monrovia)

Every 100 gallon pumps of water to Monrovia and its environs, 80 gallons are lost either through illegal connections or burst pipes, thus losing millions in the water sector, the Managing Director of the...

Categories: Water

Lack of electricity impedes progress in sub-Saharan Africa

07/05/2014

STLtoday (US) by Stephanie Peace

If you were to make a list of the most important issues facing the poor in Africa today, you would probably include access to healthy food, clean water and improved health care, but may not think...

Categories: General, Water, Energy

African Development Bank To Launch $3bn Infrastructure Fund

06/05/2014

CNBC

African Development Bank plans to launch a $3bn infrastructure fund to raise money to deliver on vital infrastructure on the continent.

The money will be raised from regional and non-African pension funds, insurance...

Categories: Transport, Energy, Water, ICT

World Water Day 2014 - Interview With Alex Rugamba, Afdb Director of Energy, Environment and Climate Change

28/04/2014

All Africa

On the occasion of World Water Day, which is celebrated on March 22 and this year focuses on water and energy, Alex Rugamba, Director of the African Development Bank's Energy, Environment and Climate Change...

Categories: Energy, Water

AfDB Approves 18.74 Billion CFA francs for Senegal's Water and Sanitation Sector Project

28/04/2014

Senegal will receive a combined African Development Fund loan and grant amounting to 18.74 billion CFA francs approved by the Fund's Board on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in Tunis, to finance the country's Water and Sanitation...

Categories: Water

Nile dam study fails to stem the tide of Egyptian indignation towards Ethiopia

23/04/2014

Guardian.co.uk

Claim and counter-claim has attended the delayed publication of a report on the likely impact of the Grand Renaissance dam.

The opening sentence of Egypt's new constitution describes the country as the river...

Categories: Water, Energy

Water Wars? Think Again: Conflict Over Freshwater Structural Rather Than Strategic

23/04/2014

Sodere Ethiopians News and Entertainment

The global water wars are almost upon us!At least that´s how it seems to many. The signs are troubling: Egypt and Ethiopia have recently increased their aggressive posture and rhetoric...

Categories: Water

Cap-Vert: L'énergie des ondes pour dessaler l'eau de mer

11/04/2014

Pana

Le Cap-Vert veut utiliser l'énergie des ondes pour dessaler l'eau de la mer - Un projet-pilote de la technologie de dessalage de l'eau de la mer à partir de l'énergie des ondes de la mer sera implanté dans l'île...

Categories: Water

Southern Africa: Kariba Dam Collapse Fears and Disaster Preparedness in Zimbabwe

11/04/2014

IRIN

Could fears of the imminent collapse of the more than five-decade-old Kariba Dam on the Zambezi river between Zimbabwe and Zambia spur Zimbabwe into more effective disaster preparedness?

In early March, engineers at a...

Categories: Energy, Water

Nigeria water market associated with distinct lack of legislation and regulation

10/04/2014

Live-PR.com

Nigeria's water sector is severely underdeveloped and there is a distinct lack of legislation and regulation governing the industry. Water infrastructure is also lacking, and the disorganised Water Ministry and...

Categories: Water

Guebuza calls for infrastructure investment in Africa

09/04/2014

APA

Mozambican President Armando Guebuza says investment in transport, communications and energy infrastructures is not just a business opportunity but is a crucial ingredient for peace and security in Africa, APA learns here...

Categories: Energy, Transport, Water, ICT

AfDB to finance water, energy and SME projects in Egypt

03/04/2014

MSME News

African Development Bank (AfDB) has said it will finance projects in the water, irrigation, energy and small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) sectors in Egypt. The bank also expressed its readiness to continue to...

Categories: Water, Energy

The trillion-dollar gap. How to get more of the world’s savings to pay for new roads, airports and electricity

31/03/2014

The Economist

If you have been to New York’s La Guardia airport recently, taken a train during London’s rush hour, tried to drive in Lagos or endured one of India’s ubiquitous power cuts, you will have first-hand knowledge of...

Categories: Energy, Transport, ICT, Water

Growing global thirst for energy threatens water supplies

21/03/2014

Guardian.co.uk by Claire Provost

Soaring energy demands will pile pressure on already strained water resources, warns the UN on eve of world water day.

Growing demand for energy will put increasing pressure on the world's...

Categories: Energy, Water

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