Committed to water for the world Engagés pour l’eau du monde
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Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs

Through its diplomatic and cooperative action, the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs promotes the integrated water resources management, particularly in transboundary basins in Africa, Asia, Central Asia and Europe. Thanks to this commitment, France helps to alleviate the tensions between riparian states and to protect the resource for a good share between of users (industrial uses, agricultural and daily needs of the man).

France committed itself to the G8 of Evian in 2003 to double its official development aid for the universal implementation of the right to access to water and sanitation, focusing mainly on the Africa. France is one of the three largest bilateral donors.

  • Countries of operation

    • France

  • Areas of expertise

    • Access to water
    • Sanitation, hygiene, and rain water
    • Water and energy
    • Risk management
    • Integrated water resources management
    • Water for agriculture
    • Water for industry
    • Protection and restoration of ecosystems
    • Water quality and combating pollution
  • Type of expertise

    • Decentralized international cooperation
    • Institutional or scientific international cooperation
    • Training, capacity building
    • Advocacy
    • Raising awareness
    • Warning systems - monitoring