African Water Facility

African Development Bank (AfDB)

The goal of the AWF is to mobilise and apply financial and human resources to ensure water security in Africa, thereby contributing to meeting the targets and goals established by the Africa Water Vision 2025 and the Millennium Development Goals. The AWF will continue supporting delivery of the Africa Water Vision 2025 which will result in enhanced equitable and sustainable development and management of African water resources for poverty alleviation, socio-economic development, regional cooperation, the environment and resilience to water-related disaster and climate change.

Open to Applications: 
No
Application Time Frame: 

There is no application deadline to request AWF funding. The AWF team of experts assesses the received funding requests throughout the year and transmits its evaluation and decision in due course. An acknowledgement message is sent to confirm the registration of the request by the AWF team.

Climate Objective: 
Adaptation
Administrator Type: 
Intergovernmental Organization
Financial Instruments Offered: 
Grants
Direct Access: 
No
Fund Size: 

€151.2 million

Financing Award: 
Less than 1 million USD
Trustee: 
Not specified
Implementing Entity: 

Not specified

Steps to Access & Application Procedure: 

AWF has developed clear procedures for requesting financial support. All applicants are requested to read the instructions in the AWF Funding Project proposal carefully and submit sufficient documentation of their submitted projects.

Applicants are also requested to first check their eligibility as well as the eligibility of the proposed project.

Download the AWF Funding Project proposal Form: http://www.africanwaterfacility.org/fileadmin/uploads/awf/Documents/AWF%...

Please send the completed form to the general AWF email address: africanwaterfacility@afdb.org

Organizational and Decision Making Structure: 

The Governing Council meets twice a year and is made up of: 5 members appointed by AMCOW, 5 members appointed by donors, 1 member appointed by the African Development Bank, 1 member appointed by the African Union (represented by NEPAD Secretariat), 1 member appointed by UN-Water/A

Monitoring and Reporting Procedures: 

Not specified

Co-financing Requirements (if applicable): 

Not specified

Other Eligibility Criteria Beyond Geography and Income: 

Recipients must be regional member countries of the African Development Bank (AfDB), political subdivisions or agencies working within these countries, or regional agencies or institutions concerned with water resource development in Africa.

Other Comments: 

Due to a high volume of submissions, the AWF is not accepting any more grant applications until further notice.

Contact Information

http://www.africanwaterfacility.org

African Water Facility African Development Bank
Immeuble du Centre de commerce International d’Abidjan CCIA
Avenue Jean-Paul II
Abidjan
01 BP 1387

Last Updated: 
18.01.17
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Eligible Countries and Geographic Regions: 
Middle East & North Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Active in Countries: 
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cape Verde
Cameroon
Central African Republic (the)
Chad
Congo (the Democratic Republic of the)
Congo
Cote d'Ivoire
Djibouti
Egypt
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gabon
Gambia (the)
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Kenya
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Niger (the)
Nigeria
Rwanda
Sao Tome and Principe
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Africa
South Sudan
Sudan (the)
Swaziland
Tanzania (United Republic of)
Togo
Tunisia
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe