• AMCOW Vice President & Egyptian Water and Irrigation Minister, Dr. Mohammed Abdel Atty and his South African Counterpart H.E Nomvula Mokonyane at the Africa Focus Session
  • Fetching Water
    Agnes, a pregnant woman fetching water from the only water source in Piko, Bwari – Abuja, Nigeria
  • African Diplomatic Group
    AMCOW Executive Secretary addressing a special session of the African Diplomatic Group in Abuja recently
  • Nigeria Water Resources Minister
    Nigeria's Water Resources Minister & Chair of the African Water Facility Engr Suleiman Adamu at the 6th Africa Water Week
  • Web-based African Water & Sanitation Sector Monitoring
    AMCOW President Launches the web-based African Water & Sanitation Sector Monitoring & Evaluation Framework at the 2016 World Water Week
  • Validation Meeting for Africa's Web-based M&E System
    Participants at the Validation Meeting for Africa's Web-based M&E System for the Water & Sanitation Sector, Nairobi Kenya
  • Executive Secretary and the ECOWAS President
    Executive Secretary and the ECOWAS President H.E Marcel De Souza
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Welcome to AMCOW Where Every Drop Counts

The African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW) was formed in 2002 in Abuja Nigeria, primarily to promote cooperation, security, social and economic development and poverty eradication among member states through the effective management of the continent’s water resources and provision of water su...

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From the Executive Secretary

I have the pleasure to introduce myself to you as the new AMCOW Executive Secretary. I commenced my duties on the 1st of September 2016. I am eager to serve the continent in spearheading the AMCOW agenda and working towards the actualisation of the Sharm el-Sheikh commitments on Water and Sanitat...

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Africa Water Sector and Sanitation Monitoring and Reporting

The Sharm el SheikhCommitments marked a step-change in the implementation and achievement of Africa Water Vision 2025 as well as MDG targets on Water and Sanitation in Africa. Sustainable Development Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all by 2030

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Africa Water Week

The African Water Week represents a political commitment at the highest level where governments, regional institutions, international partners, the private sector, the scientific community, civil society, and the media from all over the world, and in particular Africa, meet to discuss and collective...

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AfricaSan is one of AMCOW’s path-breaker initiatives borne out of the recognition that investment in sanitation has historically been seriously neglected on our continent and that addressing Africa’s sanitation challenge involves mobilizing facts and arguments and helping agencies and governments ...

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African Water Facility

The African Water Facility (AWF) is an initiative of the African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW). It is hosted and managed by the African Development Bank (AfDB). The overall purpose of the Facility is to assist African countries to mobilise and apply resources for the Water and Sanitation sect...

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