The AWASLA network enables local and subnational governments that are committed to achieving more sustainable and effective urban water and sanitation management practices in African cities to connect, learn, share, and ultimately make impactful change.
To enable this network, AWASLA has four practical focus areas.
Promote knowledge exchange
- City officials exchange regional and international knowledge and best practices
- Interactive and facilitated discussion and debate foster collaboration
- Officials receive access to the latest research, data, tools and publications in the urban water and sanitation field
- AWASLA connects local governments and subnational decision-makers across sectors, leading researchers and scientists, institutions, communities and external support agencies committed to addressing the challenges and opportunities for urban water and sanitation in African cities
- AWASLA promotes and mobilises the local government voice into regional and international water and sanitation advocacy processes
AWASLA is open to all local and subnational governments, and their associations in Africa. Regional and international organisations, non-governmental organisations, research institutions and individuals who wish to exchange knowledge and best practice for urban water and sanitation in Africa can participate as Associates of the Network.