The African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) launched Africa’s Voice on Water (AVOW) magazine in August 2023, during the Stockholm World Water Week.


We welcome contributions from member states, River and Lake Basin Organisations (RLBOs), Regional Economic Communities (RECs), the academia, network of development partners, civil societies, private sector and other stakeholders.

Topic Ideas

You can submit items about the following themes:

  1. Water scarcity and conservation
  2. Sanitation and hygiene
  3. Water pollution and quality
  4. Water Governance and Policy
  5. Climate change and water
  6. Water-related health issues
  7. Innovative water and sanitation technologies and solutions
  8. Water and sanitation in rural areas
  9. Women and water
  10. Sustainable development goals and water
  11. Financing water and sanitation projects in Africa
  12. Water and sanitation in urban areas
  13. Community-Led Sanitation Initiatives, 
  14. Pollution, 
  15. Informal service providers, 
  16. Circular Sanitation Economy, 
  17. Women and Sanitation, 
  18. Urban Water and Sanitation Challenges, 
  19. Sanitation and Climate Change, 
  20. Governance and finance.

Submission Guidelines

Length: Max 500 words

Visuals: Use at least two graphs, maps, infographics, or photos (mandatory)

Format: articles, photo stories, interviews, listicles, comics.

Submission Deadline

Please send your contributions and inquiries to; and by Friday, 25 October 2023.

Why Contribute

Amplify your voice and expertise on crucial water and sanitation issues by connecting with a diverse and engaged readership.

AVOW helps you contribute to a positive change in Africa's water landscape by showcasing your work to a global audience.

You can make AVOW a platform for meaningful dialogue, change, and inspiration as you join us in shaping the narrative around water and sanitation in Africa.

Let us champion Africa's Voice on Water!