byHarro Riedstra via web
Jeroen and Arthur visited the Federal Ministry of Water Resources which has asked Akvo to come up with a plan for a comprehensive water quality assessment in Nigeria. With FMWR the scope of such a program was discussed in detail. Lessons from other national mapping exercises were shared and demonstration were given of Akvo Caddisfly portable water quality measurement solution.
A MOU was signed between the Federal Ministry of Water Resources and a consortium of Water Health Nigeria, Advance Consulting and Akvo. The parties will participate in a project that will offer improved drinking water supply to over 350.000 Nigerian people who are out of reach of public water networks. The project will introduce a network of water purification centres offering safe potable water at affordable price based on a financially sustainable business model. The content of the project was discussed among consortium partners and the Federal Ministry of Water Resources one of the co-investors of the program.