Infrastructure News

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

World Water Day 2014: AfDB and the water-energy nexus

20/03/2014

ReliefWeb

Water and energy are closely interlinked and interdependent. Energy generation and transmission requires util ization of water resources, particularly for hydroelectric, nuclear, and thermal energy sources.

Global...

Categories: Energy, Water

World Bank approves funds to study Congo's Inga dam

20/03/2014

Reuters

The World Bank's board on Thursday approved a $73 million grant to help the Democratic Republic of Congo develop an expansion of the Inga hydroelectric dam, potentially the largest hydropower site in the world.

The...

Categories: Water

World Bank set to fund Congo dam

17/03/2014

Reuters

The World Bank is likely to approve $73m next week to fund an expansion of the Inga hydroelectric dam in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a bank official said over the weekend.

The decision will be a relief to...

Categories: Water

Nigeria water crisis is pressing with 42% of the population lacking sufficient safe water

14/03/2014

live-PR.com (Nigeria)

Nigeria's water crisis is pressing, with estimates stating that 42% of the country's population still lacking sufficient access to safe water, and with roughly 68% lacking improved sanitation.

A lack of...

Categories: Water

Séminaire " suivi-évaluation des services locaux d'eau potable et d'assainissement dans les zones rurales et les villes secondaires en Afrique de l'Ouest " en avril à Ouagadougou

07/03/2014

Mediaterre

Un séminaire international bilingue sur le " suivi-évaluation des services locaux d'eau potable et d'assainissement dans les zones rurales et les villes secondaires en Afrique de l'Ouest " se tiendra du 7 au...

Categories: Water

Water Aid Ends Regional Management Meeting in Monrovia

27/01/2014

All Africa

WaterAid "an international non-profit organization transforming lives by improving access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation", has ended its first Regional Strategic Management Meeting in the Liberian...

Categories: Water

Liberia: U.S., Liberian officials begin construction of new water pipelines for Robertsport

21/01/2014

The New Dawn (Liberia)

U.S. Ambassador Deborah Malac and USAID's Global Water Coordinator, Chris Holmes, along with officials from the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC), joined local residents at a groundbreaking...

Categories: Water

Ressources hydrauliques: L'Afrique croît en l'avenir de la biotechnologie

10/01/2014

MAP

Des experts ont plaidé, mercredi à Marrakech, pour la promotion de la biotechnologie dans le traitement des eaux usées en Afrique, une technique écologique et peu coûteuse qui est susceptible de contribuer à résoudre les...

Categories: Water

Maroc: Le programme régional d'économie de l'eau d'irrigation fort prometteur

10/01/2014

Albayane

La région Doukkala- Abda comporte une superficie agricole utile (SAU) de 1,06 million d'hectares et un périmètre irrigué 114.650 ha (11% de la SAU).

Elle contribue, d'une façon substantielle, à la production agricole...

Categories: Water

The Future of Water Sustainability

27/11/2013

The Economist

Multinational companies have historically taken water availability for granted. But this is changing. A 2013 World Economic Forum report named water scarcity as one of the top global risks facing companies in the...

Categories: Water

Gestion de l'eau: Le Maroc érigé en modèle par la BAD

20/11/2013

Aujourd'hui le Maroc

Des experts d´une douzaine de pays africains ont pris part, mercredi à Rabat, à un atelier régional de partage des résultats de l´évaluation du secteur de l´eau et de l´assainissement, deux domaines dont la...

Categories: Water

AfDB to Cooperate with South Sudan in Water Sector

30/10/2013

Source: PR Newswire

The African Development Bank Group has approved a grant for an assessment study of a water supply and sanitation program for 11 small and medium-sized towns in South Sudan.

The USD 5 .4 million...

Categories: Water

World Water Week 2013 in Stockholm - Africa in the Limelight

17/09/2013

PR Newswire

Thousands of the world's government representatives, water experts and industry leaders gathered in Stockholm from September 1-6, 2013 for World Water Week. With water cooperation on the agenda, participants have...

Categories: Water

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