UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF

Hon. Cecilia Abena Dapaah

Minister of Sanitation
and Water Resources Ghana

Hosted By

Driving water sustainability and security in the region

Organised by

Event overview

The African region is facing multi-dimensional water challenges which can lead to massive health issues, food insecurity, poverty, imbalance in the ecosystem, human conflicts, and mass migration.

On the other hand, water trends in the region also suggest that there is potentially adequate water and means to meet the basic needs of the region and sustain ecosystems if planned for and managed properly and with priority. This creates an overarching need for intervention from local and regional authorities to come forward and collaborate with various water stakeholders across the continent for a better future.

Hence, to address these critical issues and topics, the Africa Water Forum is hosted under the patronage of the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources, Ghana from 9-10 May 2023 in Accra, to bring together thought leaders from across the water sector and relevant industries.

CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES

Event in numbers

1 +
High-Profile Conference Delegates
1 +
Speakers
1 +
Project showcases and country briefings
1 +
Sponsors and exhibitors
1 +
Countries represented
1 +
Media
partners

Technical Advisory Committee

Noah Tumfo

Chief Director

Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources

Ghana

Donnan Tay

Director of Water Directorate

Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources

Ghana

Jose-Reine Adzoa Agbo

Assistant Director of Water Directorate

Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources

Ghana

Anthony Dovlo

Public Relations Officer

Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources

Ghana

Prince Bambil

Programme Officer

Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources

Ghana

Conference Speakers

Engr. Emeka Ugoanyanwu Fnse

Managing Director

Imo State Water and Sewerage Corporation

Nigeria

Onyeka Martins Okwor

Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer

Enugu State Water Corporation

Nigeria

Mohamed Sahr E Juanah

Director, Hydrological Services

National Water Resources Management Agency

Sierra Leone

Ing. Yankuba Jusu Tarawally

Director of Project Management

Sierra Leone Water Company

Sierra Leone

Ing.Tiideni Hawa Jabbi

Director of Planning, Research & Operations

National Water Resources Management Agency

Sierra Leone

Cynthia Asare Bediako

Former Chief Director

Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation

Ghana

Upcoming water development and expansion projects in Africa

$462
million

approved by the Moroccan government for the National Office of Electricity & Drinking Water to increase production capacity to 450,405m3 per day, and build 14 new wastewater treatment plants 

$71
million

worth contract for the construction of several drinking water facilities was awarded by Uganda’s National Water & Sewerage Corporation to Sogea-Satom, a subsidiary of the French group Vinci

$18.88
million

Conakry wastewater treatment project in Guinea, financed by Islamic Development Bank, to upgrade the capacity of existing plant from 5000m3 per day to 25,800m3 per day by 2035

$114
billion

is the target investment set by Africa’s Small Water Enterprise (SWE) sector to achieve the region’s SDG targets for water and sanitation

Euro 133
million

to be invested by Ghana in new water supply infrastructure

Multi-billion
dollar

water investment programme has been launched by Zambia

First PPP water desalination project

in Senegal announced between Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power and the National Water Company of Senegal

Key Themes for Discussion

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