Statistics on WASH sustainability and finance
Would you have some figures ( with sources) at hand on:
Functionality/ sustainability of water systems in Africa (urban and rural) and on sanitation (open defecation).
Sector financing in Africa (Donor money flows and nationally generated resources for the WASH sector? If available differentiated urban/rural. And if possible how this money is spent- how much is going into infrastructure and how much in M&O?
The best source for sector financing in Africa is:
Water and Sanitation Program - Africa Region -Nairobi, KE, (WSP-AF), 2011. Pathways to progress : transitioning to country-led service delivery pathways to meet Africa's water supply and sanitation targets : AMCOW country status overviews regional synthesis report. [online] Nairobi, Kenya: Water and Sanitation Program - African Region. Available at: <http://go.worldbank.org/OCI249JGU0>
Individual country reports are here: https://www.wsp.org/content/pathways-progress-status-water-and-sanitation-africa
Statistics on open defecation in Africa are in:
WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation -Geneva, CH, JMP, 2013. Progress on sanitation and drinking-water : 2013 update. [online] Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO), New York, NY, USA: UNICEF. Available at: <http://www.wssinfo.org/fileadmin/user_upload/resources/JMPreport2013.pdf>
For data on the sustainability of rural water supply systems in Africa see:
Adank, M. et al., 2013. The status of rural water services in Ghana : a synthesis of findings from 3 districts (Akatsi, Sunyani West and East Gonja Districts). (Triple-S – Working Paper). [online] The Hague, The Netherlands: IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre. Available at: <http://www.waterservicesthatlast.org/media/publications/the_status_of_rural_water_supply_services_in_ghana>
Rural Water Supply Network -St.Gallen, CH, RWSN, 2010. Myths of the rural water supply sector. (Perspectives / RWSN; 4). [online] St. Gallen, Switzerland: Rural Water Supply Network, RWSN. Available at: <http://www.rwsn.ch/documentation/skatdocumentation.2009-07-27.8158674790/file>
Regarding the functionality of urban utilities in Africa see:
Per country - The International Benchmarking Network for Water and Sanitation Utilities (IBNET) - http://www.ib-net.org/ - gives national stats for average hours of service & NRW - also quoted in: UNICEF -New York, NY, US and WHO -Geneva, CH, World Health Organization. Drinking water : equity, safety and sustainability : thematic report on drinking water. [online] . Available at: <http://www.unicef.org/media/files/JMP_Report_DrinkingWater_2011.pdf>
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