Access to sanitation


  • Strengthening the access to water and developing the sanitation services in the Tanzanian cities around Lake Victoria

    Strengthening the access to water and developing the sanitation services in the Tanzanian cities around Lake Victoria... This project joins in AFD's regional strategy in East Africa of access to the services of water and sanitation of the populations around the Lake Victoria and of the conservation of the quality of the lake waters
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  • Sustainable access to drinking water and sanitation in Nampula province

    Sustainable access to drinking water and sanitation in Nampula province... The project aims at improving and making sustainable access to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene practices for families (a total of 75 000 people) in three rural districts of Nampula Province... The project will have a direct impact on access to drinking water and to sanitation of 75 000 people which will improve their daily lives and health
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  • Water supply and sanitation project in Brong Ahafo region

    The project' s specific objective is to increase the rate of access to water and sanitation in all of the 22 districts of the Brong-Ahafo region in economically sustainable conditions... Access to sanitation. In order to improve the overall level of access to sanitation, the project focuses on the development of sanitation strategic plans for each district along with a construction programme of institutional (161) and households latrines (5 000)
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  • Events

    Senegal set out to tackle the problem by implementing the Millennium Drinking Water and Sanitation?Program (Pepam) with the aim of reaching the Millennium Development Goals by 2015. While nearly all city dwellers may now have drinking water, a third of Senegalese still do not have access to sanitation systems
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  • Dialogue on our Strategic Intervention Frameworks

    Access to water and sanitation is one of the priorities of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)... Between 2007 and 2009, AFD helped 4 9 million people gain access to drinking water and 2 9 million people gain access to sanitation
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  • Dialogue on our Strategic Intervention Frameworks

    Access to water and sanitation is one of the priorities of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)... Between 2007 and 2009, AFD helped 4 9 million people gain access to drinking water and 2 9 million people gain access to sanitation
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  • Water, a global public good under stress

    Secondly, the goal is not about permanent access to drinking water in the strict sense, it is about access to an improved water source, meaning one which is not shared with animals. Sanitation, however, is the poor relation in the sector... While beneficiaries understand why access to water is essential and are willing to finance a better service, awareness of the importance of sanitation in the fight to improve health and the environment- -and secondarily to improve the quality of life- -has not yet been achieved
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  • AFD in Ethiopia

    They aimed at reaching Millenium Development Goal (MDG) number 7. c, which corresponds to reducing by half the share of the population that has no access to drinkable water and to a sanitation system... This 6 million euros grant (co- financed to an equal amount by the German cooperation ministry) aims at providing around 20 000 people with access to drinkable water, and around 6 500 people with access to sanitation
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  • Press Releases

    This financing will improve access to drinking water for 2 5 million people a year and access to sanitation for 1 5 million people. AFD focuses half of its financing on Sub Saharan Africa
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  • Interview with Habibou Boubacar, Project Officer for Water at AFD in Niger

    Water supply and access to sanitation for communities is a priority of the Government of the Republic of Niger... AFD is considering participating in the reinforcement and distribution of water and sanitation in Niamey via a Water and Sanitation Program, as well as in several villages in the Tillabéry region, for a total amount of EUR 41m. The urban water project in Niamey, which is cofinanced by EIB, Dutch cooperation (ORIO) and Belgian cooperation (Finexpo), aims to improve the service and develop access to drinking water in the capital' s peripheral neighborhoods
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