AIP Water Investment Scorecard Kick-off Event


28 April 2021, 16:00 CAT

Mobilising political commitment and leadership to accelerate water adaptation investments in Africa

Event description:

The overall objective of the AIP Water Investment Scorecard is to enhance accountability for results in mobilisation of water investments in Africa and sustain political and leadership commitment at the Heads of State level for gender transformative and climate resilience water and sanitation investments for the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 6 on water and sanitation.

The kick-off event included addresses by African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) CEO, Dr Ibrahim Mayaki, as well as leaders from the African Development Bank (AfDB), African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW), the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), and Global Water Partnership (GWP) .

Prof. Anthony Nyong, Regional Director, GCA Africa participated in the event and highlighted potential synergies between the AIP Water Investment Scorecard and the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Programme. Led by AfDB and GCA, this $25 billion program is the largest adaptation program on the African continent to date, aimed at upscaling and accelerating climate adaptation across the continent.