The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit and Japan International Cooperation Agency have signed an agreement to bolster their cooperation in African water and sanitation projects.
In a press release, GIZ noted that the two agencies “complement each other ideally” in Zambia, with GIZ focusing on advising government and urban water providers, while JICA targets infrastructure and technical assistance projects. GIZ and JICA also have joint efforts in the water and sanitation sectors of Uganda and Kenya.
The agreement, according to GIZ has no time frame, but the two agencies intend to evaluate the cooperation biannually for effectiveness.
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