Effective financing for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is essential to accelerate and sustain services that could ultimately save two million lives per year. Inadequate monitoring and limited availability of financial data impede the ability of countries to assess progress and improve performance. An internationally agreed standard methodology for tracking financial flows to WASH at the national level does not exist at present. This working paper argues that developing such a common methodology is required and feasible.
Author : Sophie Trémolet, Martina Rama