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Most sub-Saharan African countries lack access to hand washing facilities, says report

Global Handwashing Day

More than half of the population in 34 out of 38 sub-Saharan African nations lacks access to basic hand washing facilities, the inaugural Sanitation and Wastewater Atlas of Africa says. Pupils during the Global Handwashing Day celebrations This is according to a statement jointly issued on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire by African Development Bank (AfDB), the ...

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Africa must invest in innovative sanitation, wastewater management – Report

Wambui Gichuri

The African Development Bank (AfDB), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and GRID-Arendal have released the inaugural Sanitation and Wastewater Atlas of Africa, a tool to benchmark and propel Africa’s progress towards Sustainable Development Goals on safe sanitation and wastewater management. Wambui Gichuri, the AfDB’s Director for Water Development and Sanitation The Atlas aims to help policymakers accelerate change and investment ...

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