The AIP is transforming the investment outlook for water security and sustainable sanitation for a prosperous, peaceful, and equitable Africa
Government officials have hailed the African Union Development Agency’s newly launched AIP-PIDA Water Investment Scorecard as a “game changer” for the mobilization of water and sanitation investments on the continent, during a consultative meeting on 21 April 2022....
The following address was given by H.E. Jakaya Kikwete, former President of the United Republic of Tanzania and Chair: Global Water Partnership Africa Coordination Unit, at the closing ceremony of the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar, Senegal on 25 March 2022. The...
WATCH: Senegal announces establishment of International High-Level Panel on Water for Africa at 9th WWF
Watch a video Hon. Serigne Mbaye Thiam, Minister of Water for the Republic of Senegal, announcing the creation of an International High-Level Panel on Water Investment for Africa at the closing ceremony of the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar on 25 March 2022. This...
The Assembly of the African Union Heads of State and Government adopted the Continental Africa Water Investment Programme (AIP) as part of Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa – Priority Action Plan 2 (PIDA-PAP 2) during the 34th ordinary session of African Union summit on 7 February 2021.
Our 2030 impact targets
Leveraged towards climate resilient water and sanitation investments
People benefit from resilient water investments and economic opportunities
Indirect jobs for vulnerable, poor youth and women.
Direct jobs created through climate resilient water and sustainable sanitation
Africa’s Water Investment Gap is Growing
The water investment requirement is even larger for Africa to achieve the Africa Water Vision 2025, which requires an annual investment of US$64 billion/year, according to the African Development Bank.
The AIP is designed to narrow Africa’s water investment gap
Establish a High-level Panel at Heads of States level, strengthen political commitment and leadership
Establish an International Blended investment Facility to leverage public- private partnership finance and investments
Promote gender equality, climate resilience and empowerment of women and girls in water investments
Develop and implement water investment scorecard to enhance mutual accountability, transparency, efficiency and track progress in mobilisation of water investments
Develop regional, transboundary, and national water investment programmes to close the water investment gap
Enabling environment for water governance and capacity to access finance, enhance efficiency and sustainability of investments in water, sanitation and environmental protection improved
THREE TARGETED SUPPORT PROGRAMES
“We need to support national efforts to strengthen the investment climate for water investment by defining a new narrative on water security – one that is rooted in mutual accountability and peer-to-peer learning.”
His Excellency President Jakaya Kikwete
Fourth President of Republic of Tanzania
Chair: Global Water Partnership South Africa and African Coordination Unit
“The AIP Water Investment Scorecard is a valuable tool that will contribute to fast-tracking investments in the water sector through mutual accountability for results.”
Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki
CEO: African Union Development Agency-NEPAD
International High-Level Panel of sitting and former Heads of State launched, to mobilise Water Investments in Africa
An International High-Level Panel on Water Investments for Africa, which will draw representatives from current and former Heads of State as well as other global leaders, has been formally launched at the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar, Senegal. The panel is led by...
We, the delegates to the High-Level Water Investment Conference, hosted by H.E. Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi, President of Zanzibar, and H.E. Jakaya Kikwete, Global Water Partnership Southern Africa and Africa Coordination (GWPSA-Africa) Board Chair and Former President of...
The President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council, H.E. Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi, on 11 March 2022 formally launched the Zanzibar Water Investment Programme, which will mobilise over USD665.5million between 2022-2027 towards securing clean and...