The first day of the LoCS4Africa 2017 Congress saw mayors, dignitaries, experts and researchers
from around Africa gather to discuss the challenge of water for cities in the face of an uncertain
climate. Mayors endorsed the Ekurhuleni Declaration on Water and Sanitation for Cities, the
Africa-EU Innovation Alliance for Water and Climate (Afrialliance) initiative was launched, and
delegates shared stories of successful water and climate adaptation initiatives. Read more
about the day below.



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