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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...

Jan 29, 2017 7:00pm

This is the US Agency for International Development’s (USAID) first global Water and Development Strategy. It is intended to provide a clear understanding of USAID's approach to water programming. This Strategy emphasizes how sustainable use of water is critical to save lives, promote sustainable development, and achieve humanitarian goals.Projections are that by 2025, two-thirds of the world’s...

Jan 16, 2017 7:00pm

From December 12 to 14, 2016, the third meeting of the USAID / West Africa WASH Coordinating Secretariat was held in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. This meeting is meant to take stock of the activities carried out by the members of the Coordinating Secretariat. Participants also discussed issues related to water supply in Côte d'Ivoire, as well as medium and long-term planning for improved sanitation...

Jan 11, 2017 7:00pm

From December 1 to 8, 2016, the USAID WA-WASH Monitoring and Evaluation team was in the Centre-Ouest and the Sahel region of Burkina Faso to monitor the activities implemented during the Program Phase I. Log on to: USAID WAWASH NEWS FLASH 78 THE USAID WA WASH MONITORING AND EVALUATION TEAM CONDUCTED A FIELD VISIT IN TWO REGIONS OF BURKINA FASO.pdfDu 1 au 8 décembre 2016, l’équipe de suivi...

Dec 15, 2016 7:00pm

From November 29 to December 2, 2016, the USAID WA-WASH Program took part in the 7th Rural Water Supply Network Forum held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Convened every five years, the Forum aims to explore the practicalities to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the human rights to water in rural area and small towns. Log on to: USAID WA WASH NEWS FLASH 77 THE USAID WAWASH PROGRAM...

Dec 14, 2016 7:00pm

Comme dans de nombreux pays du Sahel, l’accès à l’eau potable et à l’assainissement constitue jusqu’à présent un enjeu majeur de développement au Burkina Faso. Les maladies diarrhéiques à elles seules sont la cause de 1,8 millions de décès, chaque année, dans les pays non industrialisés. Environ 88% de ces décès sont liés à une consommation d’eau impropre et à des pratiques d’hygiène et d’...

Dec 14, 2016 7:00pm

La société irlandaise MEDENTECH, fabricant de produits de traitement des eaux de boisson nommés Aquatabs et PROMACO ont signé, le mardi 6 décembre 2016 à Ouagadougou, un momérandum d'entnte afin d'assurer la disponibilité permanente des comprimés Aquatabs au Burkina Faso. Veuillez cliquer sur le lien pour lire l'article suivante: ACCES A L'EAU POTABLE MEDENTECH RASSURE DE LA DISPONIBILITE DES...

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