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The New Partnership for Africa's Development Water Centres of Excellence

The network of NEPAD Water Centres of Excellence (NEPAD Water CoE) is a network of Higher Education- and Research institutions who conduct high-end scientific research on water and related sectors, in order to provide policy guidelines to governments.

The specific goals are to:

  • Improve conservation and utilisation of the continent’s water resources;
  • Improve the quality and the quantity of water available to rural and urban households;
  • Strengthen national and regional capacities for water resources management and reduce impacts of water related disasters; and
  • Enlarge the range of technologies for water supply and improve access to affordable quality water.