FDA grants over 7 million USD for sanitation project in Togo
9 August 2011
Last Thursday, the French Development Agency (FDA) signed an agreement with Togo in Lomé to grant the sum of 3.3 billion FCFA (7.4 million dollars) for an urban sanitation project in Lomé.
The aim of this project is to bring sustainable improvements to the living conditions of the inhabitants of Lomé by constructing a landfill site for domestic waste, reports the APA press agency.
The project also includes support for waste collection systems and the development of waste recovery and recycling activities.
It is also planned to increase public awareness of good practice in terms of hygiene and public health.
This project will "increase public awareness of good practice in terms of hygiene and public health, and then develop waste recovery and recycling activities" explained Adji Otèh Ayassor, minister for the Economy and Finance, quoted by the newspaper Republic of Togo.