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Increasing Access to Clean Water in the Central African Republic
Improving water quality and access is an important objective for the Central African Republic—one of the poorest nations in Sub-Saharan Africa. To deliver service to the nearly 75 percent of urban populations who rely on shallow wells and poor-quality water for their daily needs, the government requested assistance from the World Bank.
Receiving country: Central African Republic
Congo Learns about Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Service Contracts in Water and Sanitation
Despite having the mighty Congo River—the third largest in the world—along its entire Eastern border, Congo lacks a proper water infrastructure; as a result nearly three quarters of Congo’s urban population has no access to clean water.
Receiving country: Congo, Republic of
Improving Access to Water in Chad’s Cities
The Government of Chad prioritized increasing water services in urban areas, with a target of 74 percent of households having access to an “improved water source” as per the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Receiving country: Chad
Learning from Experience with Small-scale Irrigation in West Africa
Most West African farmers need to reduce their reliance on the region’s erratic rainfall patterns if they want to increase crop yields and diversify from traditional commodity production.