Mobilizing resources and governance of water and sanitation in Africa
African Water Association
The African Water Association (AfWA) International Congress and Exhibition is a biennial scientific and technical forum to assess status, recent advances, and experiences in water, sanitation and environment sector in Africa. The 17th AfWA Congress is a follow-up to the two recently and successfully organized Congresses in March 2010 in Kampala, Uganda and February 2012 in Marrakesh, Morocco, that attracted over 1600 and 900 delegates respectively from Africa and other countries outside the continent. The attendees of AfWA Congress are policy makers, donors, academicians, researchers, utility managers, international development and cooperation agencies, students, young water professionals, NGOs. The 17th AfWA International Congress and Exhibition was hold in Abidjan from 17 to 20 February 2014 under the theme: “ MOBILIZING RESOURCES AND GOVERNANCE OF WATER AND SANITATION IN AFRICA”.
The Initiative for the Development of Africa (IDA) provides support and expert technical assistance to implement innovative water projects and raise investment for water projects throughout Africa.
IDA is also involved in several others social and commercial projects as:
– SOCIAL HOUSING
– RESIDENTIAL HOUSING
– HEALTH CARE
– PLANT CONSTRUCTION
– RENEWABLE ENERGIES
– WATER TREATMENT
– FOOD PROCESSING
– MICRO ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT and TRADING.
IDA President Andrea Giannetto with the Ivory Coast Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan during the African Water Association (AfWA) International Congress and Exhibition in Abidjan.