Water in Angola

  • Angola awards water supply project to Portuguese-French consortium

    ANGOLA, 2015/12/31 A Portuguese-French consortium was selected by the Angolan government to carry out work on the water supply network worth US$301 million, according to presidential orders. The initial of the contracts is related to studies, the executive design and construction project for water capture, a raw water pumping station, pumping duct and treatment plant of the project called “Lot B1″ for 39.678 billion kwanzas, to be implemented by consortium of French group Degremont and Portuguese companies Mota-Engil and Soares da Costa.
  • Environmental Fair Discusses Waste Recycling in Angola

    ANGOLA, 2015/03/02 The National Secretary of Environment for New Technologies and Environmental Quality, Syanga Abilio, Friday in Luanda said that the fifth edition of the International Environmental Technologies equitable will discuss the waste recycling solutions. Syanga Abilio said so while presiding over the launch of event to be held in Luanda. He said that the activity will coincide with the initial year that his sector will promote activities under the motto: "Education for separating waste and massive afforestation".
  • f National and Government of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR

    ANGOLA, 2014/08/15 Heads of National and Government of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) are due to hold a mini-summit Thursday in the Angolan capital, Luanda, to assess the security situation in DR Congo and the Great Lakes Region as a whole, the organisation's executive secretariat here said Wednesday. A conference of chiefs of defence staff started Tuesday while defence ministers met Wednesday as well in Luanda to prepare for the summit. 'The aim of the mini-summit is to assess the implementation of the decisions of the mini-summit of the ICGLR held in Luanda on 25 March this year,' the secretariat said.
  • Ministry of Energy and Water (Minea) construction of two new abstraction,

    ANGOLA, 2014/03/03 Ministry of Energy and Water (Minea) has announced the construction of two new abstraction, treatment and distribution system of water in Luanda to reduce shortage of the product in the country?s capital, Angop has learnt. This was announced Thursday in Luanda by the incumbent minister, João Baptista Borges at the opening of the " 9th Conference to Assess the Water for All Programme. The minister said that the initiative aims at improving the living standard of Luanda residents.
  • 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.