Water in Togo

  • West Africa: 5.6 Million Children in Lake Chad Region At Risk of Waterborne Diseases As Rainy Season Starts

    BENIN, 2017/07/12 As the rainy season begins, United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has warned that additional than 5.6 million children are at increased risk of contracting waterborne diseases, such as cholera and diarrhoea infections, in conflict-affected areas of nations around Lake Chad. The humanitarian agency said in a statement Saturday that the threat of disease outbreaks in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria coincides with growing regional insecurity and increased people movements particularly in Nigeria's northeast.
  • Ghana, Togo sign cross-border project for drinking water

    GHANA, 2014/12/18 Togo and Ghana have signed a memorandum of considerate (MoU) to establish a cross-border water project, dubbed 'Drinking water Sogakope-Lome', which will supply about four million consumers in both nations with drinking water, PANA learnt here from official sources Tuesday. The cross-border project, signed last Friday here, will be supported by the African Development Bank (AfDB). It will cost an estimated 2.195 million euros. The MoU, which followed talks initiated in 2005 between the Ghana water limited and La Togolaise des Eaux (TdE), aims to increase the rate of access to drinking water for the target populations in the project areas.
  • The European Union releases 1.24 billion CFAF for potable water project in Togo town

    EUROPEAN UNION, 2014/03/25 The European Union releases 1.24 billion CFAF for potable water project in Togo town - The inhabitants of Anié, about 200 km north of the Togolese capital, Lomé, on Friday inaugurated work on a 1.24 billion CFAF project financed by the European Union (EU) to supply the town with potable water. The project includes a 600 cubic-metre tank, a water tower, a treatment station and a distribution network of 18.75 km. A sanitation component includes toilets for the public and schools.
  • EU grants Togo 16.7 million euros for Water, Sanitation

    EUROPEAN UNION, 2013/05/11  The European Union (EU) has granted Togo 16.7 million euros (CFAF 11 billion) to support efforts by the West African country to provide its people good drinking water and clean environment in semi-urban areas, PANA reported here Friday;
  • Africa : Universal Access to Water and Sanitation

    BOTSWANA, 2013/04/02 Access to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation is a universal human right and central to human wellbeing and development. From presently on 780 million people still receive drinking water from unimproved sources and 2.5 billion people continue to live without access to improved sanitation facilities. IDS' work on water and sanitation has been looking at what additional needs to be done, particularly through a new set of post 2015 development goals, to ensure that this right is enjoyed by amount.