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Jun 22, 2017 8:00pm

From June 16 to 17, 2017, the African Water Association (AfWA) held a semi-annual activity review workshop in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. The objective of this mid-term workshop was to review the association’s activities and make adjustments for the next semester. Dr. Lakhdar Boukerrou, USAID WA-WASH Regional Director attended this workshop. Lire la suite de l'article en cliquant sur le lien suivant...

Jun 18, 2017 8:00pm

From June 13 to 14, 2017, USAID WA-WASH organized a training session on USAID purchases and procurement procedures for its staff and the staff of the African Water Association (AfWA), the West African Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESAO) and the ECOWAS Water Resources Coordination Center (WRCC). This training aims to equip participants with USAID procurement rules and procedures. Log on...

Jun 12, 2017 8:00pm

After the Sahel and Est regions, the USAID WA-WASH Monitoring and Evaluation team visited the Centre-Ouest and Boucle du Mouhoun regions, in Burkina Faso from June 1st to 11,  2017. In addition to encouraging people to take care of the water and sanitation facilities constructed by the Program, the  team also met with local authorities. Log on to: USAID WA-WASH NEWS FLASH 91 USAID WA...

Jun 08, 2017 8:00pm

On Friday, June 2, 2017, the USAID WA-WASH Regional Office hosted the first exchange meeting between the regional WASH organizations supported by the Program.  The purpose of this meeting was to create a consultation framework between these organizations and to discuss collaboration opportunities in order to find effective solutions to the WASH issues in West Africa. Log on to: USAID WA-WASH...

Jun 06, 2017 8:00pm

From May, 30 to June 1, 2017, the city of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, hosted two major USAID/West Africa events: the 5th WASH Coordinating Secretariat meeting and a learning event on USAID WA-WASH achievements and lessons learned.  In addition to the members of the Coordinating Secretariat, representatives of WASH organizations, national and local authorities and Program beneficiaries from...

May 15, 2017 8:00pm

From May 2 to 11, 2017, the USAID WA-WASH Monitoring and Evaluation team carried out a monitoring visit in the Est and the Sahel regions of Burkina Faso.  This visit allowed the team to meet with the beneficiaries and assess the condition of the program-funded water and sanitation facilities.Du 2 au 11 mai 2017, l’équipe de Suivi-Evaluation de USAID WA-WASH a effectué une visite de terrain...

Apr 13, 2017 8:00pm

On Monday, April 10 2017, Dr. Lakhdar Boukerrou, USAID WA-WASH Regional Director attended a meeting with the members of the Burkina Faso Parliamentarians Network for Drinking Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (REPHA-BF, in French). This meeting follows the marketing workshop of the REPHA-BF 2016-2020 action plan held on March 31, 2017. Log on to: USAID WA-WASH NEWS FLASH 87 USAID WA-WASH EXCHANGES...

Mar 30, 2017 8:00pm

The Ministry of Water and Sanitation of Burkina Faso celebrated on  March 22, 2017 with all the stakeholders of the sector, the 25th World Water Day, under the theme "Wastewater: what strategies for reusing". Chaired by Mr. Niouga Ambroise Ouédraogo, Minister of Water and Sanitation, the official ceremony took place at the sludge treatment plant of Zagtouli, Ouagadougou. Log on to: USAID WA-...

Mar 23, 2017 8:00pm

Dear readers,We have just completed a new quarter in the implementation of our work plan activities. Our team is on track to achieve our Phase II overall of supporting the USAID/West Africa Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) portfolio.In each of the Phase I intervention countries (Burkina Faso, Ghana, and Niger), the impact of our activities is more than visible in people's lives. We are...

Mar 19, 2017 8:00pm

In February and March 2017, USAID WA-WASH organized a series of training workshops in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, for the staff of the ECOWAS Water Resources Coordination Center (WRCC) and the West African Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESAO). These activities aimed to build the institutional and human capacities of both regional organizations. Log on to: USAID WA-WASH NEWS FLASH 85...

Mar 15, 2017 8:00pm

From March 7 to 8, 2017, the University of Colorado, United States, hosted the 2017 annual symposium on water, sanitation, and hygiene (Colorado WASH Symposium). The meeting gathered WASH stakeholders from various parts of the world.  Dr. Lakhdar Boukerrou, USAID WA-WASH Regional Director represented the Program at this symposium, where he gave a presentation on the challenges and...

Mar 08, 2017 7:00pm

The 4th meeting of the USAID/West Africa WASH Coordinating Secretariat was held from March 2 to 3, 2017 in Accra, Ghana.  In addition to the members of the Coordinating Secretariat, representatives of some 20 organizations working in the WASH sector in Ghana attended this meeting.  The meeting provided the participants with an opportunity to share views and information on the issues...

Feb 28, 2017 7:00pm

From February 13 to 17, 2017, the city of Rabat hosted several events of the African Water Association (AfWA), namely the Board meeting, the General Assembly, and the meeting of the Scientific and Technical Council (STC). The STC meeting was held under the theme: " Water and Sanitation in Africa: Challenges and Prospects". Dr. Lakhdar Boukerrou, USAID WA-WASH Regional Director participated in...

Feb 23, 2017 7:00pm

On February 5 - 26, 2017, the USAID WA-WASH Monitoring and Evaluation team is conducting its third field visit in three regions of Niger to monitor the sustainability of the Phase I activities. Log on to: USAID WA-WASH NEWS FLASH 81 USAID WA-WASH MEETS WITH ITS PROGRAM BENEFICIARIES IN NIGER.pdfDu 5 au 26 Février 2017, l’équipe de Suivi-Evaluation de USAID WA-WASH effectue sa troisième visite de...

Feb 14, 2017 7:00pm

During his visit to Burkina Faso, Dr. Kamal Kar, the Sanitation and Natural Resources Expert met with USAID WA-WASH Program staff on Thursday, February 9, 2017, at the Program's Office, in Ouagadougou. This exchange with the founder of the Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) provided a real opportunity to share experiences and stress the need for Burkina Faso to move towards the implementation...

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