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Nov 1, 2016 8:00pm
From  May 30 to June 3 2016, a study tour took place in Koukouldi, Centre-Ouest region of Burkina Faso, for the benefit of 16 future moringa producers from the Doutchi region of Niger.  The...
Nov 1, 2016 8:00pm
During its Phase I in Niger, USAID WA-WASH promoted low cost technologies to provide people with sustainable water access.  As a result, 120 drinking water points were installed or rehabilitated...
Nov 1, 2016 8:00pm
In its intervention areas, USAID WA-WASH contributed to improve the living conditions of many people through the promotion of Aquatabs (a drinking water treatment product).  In Niger, the...
Nov 1, 2016 8:00pm
During Phase I (2011-2015), USAID WA-WASH subsidized the installation of rope pumps for populations in its intervention areas.  In the Center-West region of Burkina Faso, some people took the...
Nov 1, 2016 8:00pm
In Niger, access rate to drinking water and sanitation remains low.  According to the Joint Monitoring Program 2013 report, 100% of the urban population had access to improved water facilities...
Nov 1, 2016 8:00pm
Food security activities promotion was an important component of the Phase I of the USAID WA-WASH Program.  The objective of this component was to help the beneficiaries increase their yields...
Nov 1, 2016 8:00pm
The rate of access to improved sanitation in Niger was only at 4% in rural areas, against 9% for the national level in 2012.  During its Phase I in this country, the efforts of the USAID WA-WASH...
Oct 21, 2015 12:00am
USAID WA-WASH conducted a series of workshops to strengthen the capacity of policy makers on integrating climate risks and adaptation into water resource planning and management in Burkina Faso,...
Oct 20, 2015 12:00am
Lantaa Nur or “togetherness” is the name of a new village savings and loan association (VSLA) in the village of Tabier in Ghana’s Upper West Region (see Photo 1).  Group members say the name...
Oct 19, 2015 12:00am
It was a day to celebrate big change in Nandom, a town in Ghana’s Upper West region, and mark a concluding milestone for a successful USAID-funded West Africa Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (...
Oct 19, 2015 12:00am
Change is taking place in the Upper West region of Ghana.  Just three years since the USAID West Africa Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (USAID WA-WASH) Program began, target communities now...
Oct 19, 2015 12:00am
Despite the concerted efforts and diverse contributions of NGOs and other development partners to enhance food security and sustainable livelihood, poverty and hunger still remain priority issues to...
Oct 19, 2015 12:00am
Since 2014, the USAID WA-WASH Program has supported 10 communities in Burkina Faso to implement the climate smart agriculture (CSA) approach.  This approach aims to introduce farmers to...
Oct 19, 2015 12:00am
The year 2015 is the deadline for the world to meet its Millennium Development Goals, yet Ghana has not achieved the improved sanitation access of 53.5%.  The impediments to reaching this goal...
Oct 19, 2015 12:00am
Despite the concerted efforts and diverse contributions of NGOs and other development partners, access to potable water remains a challenge in Burkina Faso.  The problem is especially acute in...

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