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.