ABUJA 2018

November 27, 2018

"Innovate 4 Water": The role of private sector in providing innovative solutions to the water and sanitation sector in Nigeria

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FORUM ENDORSED BY

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DETAILED PROGRAMME

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FACTS & FIGURES

PARTICIPANTS

50 participants

  • SMEs and multinational companies with interest in the water nexus

  • Utilities or civil engineering

  • Investors (banking, asset management, private banking, corporates, venture capital, private equity)

  • Water nexus institutions (foundations, coalitions, associations)

  • Non-government and governmental organisations, national and local

  • Universities / incubators / research institutions

THEMES

  • Market based solutions

  • Social entrepreneurship

  • Impact investing

  • Water, sanitation and related development issues, with a focus on the Eastern African region

  • Sustainable Development Goals

  • Access to basic services for low income populations

  • Business and human rights

  • Blended finance

  • Circular economy

  • Decentralized business models

OUTCOMES

“Innovate 4 Water” in Abuja brought together diverse water stakeholders (e.g. entrepreneurs, investors, large and small companies, ICT companies, agribusiness sector, non-governmental organizations, UN agencies, incubators) that are contributing toward the achievement of United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: Clean water and sanitation for all people.

PRESENTATION EXAMPLES

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PARTICIPANTS

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Small and Medium Enterprise Development

CO-ORGANIZING PARTNERS

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ZENITH WATER PROJECTS LTD (ZWPL) operates in Africa, as an innovative solution provider to water challenges in developing countries, with special focus on designs/fabrication of water purification and distribution infrastructure for municipal, industrial, rural and domestic uses.

ZWPL specialize in Reverse osmosis, desalination plants membranes
technologies, iron oxidation, ion exchange and separation processes. To curb sanitation and hygiene challenges, ZWPL offers inexpensive alternatives for wastewater treatment and disposal utilizing the High-Speed Bio Tec - MBBR – systems. Every ZWPL on-site turnkey plant is designed with simple functionality in mind; ensuring ease of installation and maintenance.

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Waterpreneurs is a global “for-impact organization” supporting the scaling-up of impact investments financing the growth of water and sanitation (WASH) enterprises operating in developing countries, and respecting human rights. 

Waterpreneurs fosters interactions between global players from the private sector, the public sector and from civil society to direct finance toward impact projects in the communities, with the main objective to foster local ecosystem consolidation. 

CONTACT

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DR. NICHOLAS IGWE

Zenith Water Projects

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BRIEUX MICHOUD

Waterpreneurs