Regional networks

FAN Global's strategy is shaped by regional networks in Latin America, Africa and Asia.

African Civil Society Network on Water and Sanitation (ANEW)

The African Civil Society Network on Water and Sanitation (ANEW) is a regional networking body of African civil society organizations (CSOs) actively involved in the field of sustainable water management, water supply and sanitation.

FAN South America (FANAS)

The South-American Network is a network of civil society organisations, designed with the purpose of promoting the participation of local and national actors in all stages of water policies formulation. The network also works to strengthen grassroots organisations by sharing experiences, building capacity and enhancing the visibility of activities.

FAN Central America (FANCA)

Freshwater Action Network – Central America (FANCA) is a network of NGOs and civil society organisations working in seven countries in Central America.



FAN Mexico (FAN Mex)

FAN Mex is a network of civil society organizations who promote the capacity building of local organizations through facilitating the exchange of experiences, organising workshops for capacity building, promoting appropriate technologies and good practice.

FAN South Asia (FANSA)

FANSA aims to strengthen the engagement of civil socitety in policy-making and development initiatives to achieve the international targets on water and sanitation, improve regional co-operation between civil society organizations of differing perspectives, priorities and skills and increase the number of NGOs to advocate and communicate clearly on water policy issues and the broader agenda.