The main highlights of the event were the review and endorsement of the AWF
2017 Progress Report and the Facility 2018 Work Plan and Budget, and the approval of the proposal of the Establishment of the African Urban Sanitation Investment Fund Programme (AUSIF) jointly prepared with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF).
In collaboration with the Global Water Partnership, the AWF
is implementing IUWM systems in five African cities, including Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Marondera in Zimbabwe.
is an initiative of the African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW).
Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, AWF
has ten manufacturing sites across the continental USA.
This was followed by the adoption of the RWSSI and AWF
Declaration whereby some 300 participants, including African water and finance ministers, development partners and civil society representatives, reconfirmed their overall commitment to mobilise the required resources and make all necessary efforts to improve water resources management as well as to achieve the Millennium Development Goal targets for water supply and sanitation on the continent.
Additionally, the BVA AWF
reminds us of our "duty of care" obligations under the Animal Welfare Act, which states that pet owners MUST ensure that each of the five welfare needs for animals under their care are met.
John Whalley, chief executive of AWF
, said, "The aerospace industry has a strong and sustainable future in Wales with key alliances being formed between the UK, Europe, the US and many other countries around the world, thus ensuring that highly-sensitive mission critical products are manufactured to the highest standard.
In addition, the Conservancy and the AWF
will work with communities and the government in Mozambique's Cahora Bassa Reservoir in the Zambezi River Valley to develop a pilot sustainable commercial fishery.
While not directly affiliated with U2 or their management, the AWF
has the advantage of being able to appeal directly to U2 fans for help, since addressing Africa's poverty emergency has long been one of the most publicized endeavors of lead singer Bono.
One additional benefit to AWF
members is that upon completing the curriculum, members will receive academic credit for Level II DAWIA certification in the Program Management Career Field.
An affiliate of the International Women's Forum, AWF
doesn't raise money or seek publicity.
s Foundation is always looking for volunteers to help with fundraising events, major mailings and at the AWF