Drainage networks


  • Awoshie-Pokuase road and community development project

    Even though design studies have not yet been finalised, AFD should mainly finance secondary roads, water and drainage networks. On its side, AfDB will finance educational infrastructure, a clinic, public latrines, a market and parking sites for lorries
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  • 3 questions to

    Be it for electricity, gas, telecoms, wastewater or stormwater drainage networks: all these functions are directed towards the same goal: guarantee the safety and well being of city dwellers and make their city a better place to live in. The first feature of a city in the South: weak public management
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  • 2016, a record year for AFD

    Be it for electricity, gas, telecoms, wastewater or stormwater drainage networks: all these functions are directed towards the same goal: guarantee the safety and well being of city dwellers and make their city a better place to live in. The first feature of a city in the South: weak public management
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  • Rémy Rioux appointed Chief Executive Officer of Agence Française de Développement by the Council of Ministers today, 25 May 2016

    Be it for electricity, gas, telecoms, wastewater or stormwater drainage networks: all these functions are directed towards the same goal: guarantee the safety and well being of city dwellers and make their city a better place to live in. The first feature of a city in the South: weak public management
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  • Press Releases

    Zambia, a country which is landlocked by eight Southern African countries, must improve its road network in order to pursue its economic growth... The project will develop services by consolidating the network of Agricultural Service Centers (ASCs) in three regions in the Center-East of the country, setting up a Regional Agricultural Development Fund in the region of Vakinankaratra and strengthening the Support Service for ASCs
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  • Projects

    The project aims at the thorough rehabilitation (up to 150 km of channels, pumping stations, retarding basins) of the primary and secondary drainage infrastructure in five hydrographical zones, covering 80 % of the urban area. It will reduce the floods which strike the city after every raining event (23 000 people are currently affected by this phenomenon)
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  • Commissioning of the Urban Environmental and Sanitation Project (UESP II) in Accra

    Strengthening of technical and institutional capacities Apart from a major component of" community upgrading", this project has another important component of institutional capacity building which relates to the maintenance of the network of rainwater drainage systems. In Accra, the project inaugurated included the construction of a major drain (the Chemu drain), primary and secondary roads, the installation of street lighting, the renovation of the network of drinking water supplies, the introduction of waste collection equipments as well as the construction of public and school latrines
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    The project is financed by a 15 million euro direct grant from AFD to Ouagadougou municipality and includes fours components targeting several problematics raised by the development of outlying spontaneous districts: -opening up the most densely populated areas and improving inter-district connections, -installing supply structures in spontaneous or informal areas for future infrastructure and concentration, -extending the water supply network in informal areas, reducing technical standards, the use of delegated management to operate micro-networks and broadening the scope of the strategic sanitation plan (PSAO), -scaling up consultation with the Municipality- -MIUH (Ministry in charge of city planning) --Concessionaires in the development and planning of outlying areas, -technical capacity building for the city
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