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Supported by AfDB, Niger’s Water Mobilization Project Receives Approval for US $22 Million

04/09/2012

African Development Bank

Backed by the African Development Bank (AfDB), Niger has received approval from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) for US $22 million to support its Water Resources Mobilization and Development ...

Categories: Water

ICA and AfDB to participate in World Water Week, 26-31 August 2012 in Stockholm

27/08/2012

WORLD WATER WEEK 26-31 AUGUST 2012 Stockholm, Sweden

Theme: Water and Food Security

The Water Platform of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) will join other high-profile African water organizations next week in...

Categories: Water

AWF and NEPAD to Boost Economic Development in the Songwe River Basin

15/08/2012

African Development Bank

The African Water Facility (AWF), in collaboration with New Partnership for Africa’s Development – Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF), hosted a meeting recently to launch the...

Categories: Water

Le barrage de Ngove va être inauguré en Angola

08/08/2012

Le directeur du bureau administratif du bassin hydrographique du fleuve Cunene, Armindo Mário Gomes da Silva, a annoncé jeudi 2 août à l'agence de presse Angop que l'inauguration du barrage hydroélectrique de Ngove aurait lieu...

Categories: Energy, Water

2012 presents full calendar of activities following ICA’s participation in African Water Week in Cairo, 15-18 May 2012

07/08/2012

The year 2012 has brought a full calendar of activities for the Water Platform (WP) of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA). Launched in 2011, the first ICA WP Meeting was held in March 2012, attracting international...

Categories: Water

Cameroun : Démarrage des travaux de construction du barrage de Lom Pangar

07/08/2012

La pose de la première pierre du barrage de Lom Pangar au Cameroun a eu lieu vendredi 3 août, selon le journal Cameroon Tribune.

Le site de Lom Pangar se trouve sur la rivière Lom, à environ 120 km au nord de la ville de...

Categories: Energy, Water

Une centrale de géothermie et de biogaz pourrait être construite à Djibouti

01/08/2012

Une centrale de géothermie et de biogaz pourrait voir le jour à Djibouti grâce a un investissement du groupe de BTP TranProvincial.

Le conglomérat indien envisagerait en effet d'investir 500 millions de dollars dans ce projet,...

Categories: Energy, Water

Tunisie : Le démarrage des travaux de la station d'épuration de Menzel Temime prévu pour octobre 2012

24/07/2012

Le directeur régional de l'Office national de l'assainissement (Onas) tunisien, Kamel Jallali, a annoncé samedi 21 juillet que les travaux de construction de la station d'épuration de Menzel Témime démarreraient en octobre...

Categories: Water

Le Japon construit 300 forages d'eau potable au Burkina Faso

22/07/2012

Une cérémonie officielle de remise de trois cents forages équipés de pompe à motricité humaine a eu lieu le 13 juillet à Nabitenga, au Burkina Faso, dans le cadre d'une coopération financière non remboursable entre le Japon et le...

Categories: Water

Cameroun : Pose de la première pierre du barrage hydroélectrique de Mekin

18/07/2012

Le ministre camerounais de l’Eau et de l’Energie, Atangana Kouna a annoncé le 11 juillet dernier le démarrage des travaux du barrage hydroélectrique de Mekin.

« Le Cabinet civil nous a instruits de venir à Mekin, qui va...

Categories: Energy, Water

Rwanda announces new water project

15/07/2012

Rwanda has seen the launch of a new water, sanitation and hygiene project (WASH) worth $20 million, The New Times has reported. It has been confirmed that the project, which is set to last five years, will cover nine districts...

Categories: Water

Sénégal : Un nouveau plan directeur d'assainissement pour Dakar

15/07/2012

Le ministre sénégalais de l'Hydraulique et de l'Assainissement, Omar Guèye, a déclaré mardi 10 juillet que des études étaient en cours pour la réalisation du nouveau Plan directeur d'assainissement de Dakar (Pda).

L'objectif de...

Categories: Water

Malawi: Investment secured to improve drinking water from Shire River Basin

19/06/2012

Around $125 million (£85.75 million) is to be invested in improving the drinking water from Malawi's Shire River Basin in the coming years, a project that is likely to benefit up to 430,000 people, All Africa reports. ...

Categories: Water

ICA co-organized Public-Private Partnership Conference to Boost Water and Sanitation Services in Africa

14/06/2012

Public-Private Partnership Conference 5th-8th June 2012 Dakar, Senegal 

Theme ACCELERATING ACCESS TO WATER AND SANITATION IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA SCALING UP PRIVATE SECTOR PARTICIPATION

Funded by International Finance...

Categories: Water

Kenya: LBDA announces plans for new dams project

05/06/2012

The Lake Basin Development Authority (LBDA) has announced that it is set to spend as much as Sh125 billion (£94.8 billion) constructing new dams in 2012, The Star reports. 

The authority represents 17 counties within...

Categories: Water

AfDB grant to help improve South Sudan and Ethiopia water facility

24/05/2012

The African Water Facility will provide a €2 million (£1.6 million) grant to help provide multi-purpose water resource projects in South Sudan and Ethiopia. That is after the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved...

Categories: Water

ICA Annual Meeting 2012 to be held from 11-13 June in Tunis

10/05/2012

The 8th Annual Meeting of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) will be held on June 11th-13th, 2012 in Tunis, Tunisia to discuss infrastructure investment and development in Africa.

Categories: General, Energy, Transport, Water

'For much of Africa, water resources are available'

03/05/2012

Deutsche Welle - 30 April 2012

Africa's chronic shortage of fresh water could be alleviated by stepping up efforts to access groundwater reserves, or aquifers. UK scientists have produced a pan-African map of reserves...

Categories: Water

Clean drinking water for everyone

03/05/2012

phys.org - 1 May 2012

It’s easy enough to purify clear water. The solar water disinfection method, or SODIS, calls for leaving a transparent plastic bottle of clear water out in the sun for six hours. That allows heat and ...

Categories: Water

Wind turbine produces water out of thin air

03/05/2012

CNN - 30 April 2012

Wind turbines have long produced renewable energy but a French engineering firm has discovered another eco-purpose for the towering structures.

Eole Water claims to have successfully modified the...

Categories: Water

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