On the occasion of World Water Day on March 22nd, 2021, Afrik21, the leading media outlet on the green economy in Africa, offers you, in partnership with SUEZ, the freshen specialist en environmental services, a complete dossier to understand the specific challenges of the continent, the actors and the emblematic achievements on this subject.
On March 22nd, 2021, World Water Day raises awareness of the global water crisis and aims to support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) No 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030. In partnership with SUEZ, the French leading water and sanitation company, Afrik21 is devoting the whole week to water in Africa, the water crisis, how countries are trying to improve the rate of access to drinking water, the sustainable development of water infrastructure, the preservation of the resource and the reuse of treated waste water.
And here is the programme:
Monday 22 March 2021
- Interview with Paul Bourdillon (CEO of SUEZ Africa – Near East):
“Long-term water management is a development issue”
- Major African water programmes that are making a difference locally
- Drinking water in Africa: Self-sufficient solutions are needed in rural areas
Tuesday 23 March 2021
- The strength of decentralised solutions: water, now, everywhere
- Africa: the 5 drinking water start-ups that are making a difference
- The key actors in water management in Africa
Wednesday 24 March 2021
- AFRICA: The major challenges of access to drinking water
- Urban sanitation, a major challenge for sustainable cities in Africa
Thursday 25 March 2021
- Investing in a drinking water plant or service?
- The 5 countries that are champions of water in Africa
- Reuse of treated water: Africa and Suez set an example
Friday 26 March 2021
- Water management, a key issue for biodiversity in Africa
- World Water Day in Review