(Ecofin Agency) - The Ivorian government announced an investment of more than CFA291 billion ($445 million) to improve access to clean water across the country. The information was reported by Ibrahima Berté, head of the national clean water office (ONEP).
By the end of the year, Côte d’Ivoire wants to increase the rate of access to drinking water to 95% of the population, from the current 82%.
This investment is in line with the “Water for All” program set up by the government with the aim of achieving a 100% rate of access to drinking water by 2030. The program is valued at CFA1,320 billion (about $2.2 billion).