Proposed water infrastructure facility consolidates the work of CRIDF

Proposed water infrastructure facility consolidates the work of CRIDF

A new water infrastructure facility to consolidate the gains of CRIDF after the UK aid-supported programme has ended was recently discussed at a meeting in Johannesburg. The facility will target climate resilient infrastructure projects and align its priorities with funds already operating within Southern Africa. The Water Resources Technical Committee (WRTC) Working Group meeting provided…

Promoting investment opportunities in Southern Africa

Promoting investment opportunities in Southern Africa

CRIDF has produced a new series of ‘project pitches’ to help viable water projects capture funds and become fully operational. Targeting government and the private sector, these detailed briefings outline expected benefits, technical considerations and address relevant institutional, legal and environmental issues to guide investment decisions. The pitches are produced by CRIDF’s technical programme which…

Delivering inclusive, gender-sensitive water infrastructure

Delivering inclusive, gender-sensitive water infrastructure

On International Women’s Day we reflect on CRIDF’s approach to gender equality and our efforts to address gender and social inclusion through water infrastructure projects. The approach is delivering results across Southern Africa – not only for women and girls but for entire communities and the wider water sector. The campaign theme for this year’s…

Ensuring clean water and sanitation for all

Ensuring clean water and sanitation for all

In an effort to enhance the delivery of clean water to under-served rural areas, CRIDF recently presented proposals regarding a sustainable pro-poor water supply regulation strategy to attendees at the 12th Annual Conference of the Eastern and Southern Africa Water and Sanitation (ESAWAS) Regulators Association. ESAWAS is a network of regulators from the Southern African…