These projects are in 22 locations nationwide, and aim to support Egypt’s strategy in pushing towards achieving Goal 2 of the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) to enhance food security.
According to the ministry’s ODA-SDG map, the development financing available to implement the second SDG encompasses $112m of non-refundable grants, and $374m of secured funding from 11 development partners.
The 2 800 km coastline, stretching from Mozambique to Namibia, positions South Africa well to use sea water to help combat water scarcity, says ABB Energy Industries South Africa ABB power and water manager Joyce Moganedi.
In Algeria, the government wants to improve the supply of drinking water to the population. Four seawater desalination plants will become operational again in the North African country between June and August 2021.