WHITE, Z. and BOATENG, N., 2018. Financing WASH services to 2030 across Africa: reflections from a 12 country policy dialogue. IN: Shaw, R.J. (ed). Transformation towards sustainable and resilient WASH services: Proceedings of the 41st WEDC International Conference, Nakuru, Kenya, 9-13 July 2018, Paper 2963, 6 pp.
This paper summarises the reflections from a 12 country policy dialogue on financing WASH services to 2030 hosted by the Collaborative African Budget Reform Initiative (CABRI) in November 2017 in collaboration with Oxford Policy Management. The dialogue brought together director-level representatives from Ministries of Finance and Line Ministries with responsibilities for Water and/or Sanitation. This paper provides a brief summary of the current funding and financing trends in WASH before turning to the key reflections of stakeholders during the dialogue. The reflections of the senior government officials responsible for WASH indicate that additional investment is needed for the sector through governments own contributions and through innovative financing mechanisms.
This is a conference paper.
This publication is based on research funded in part by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs.