WSSCC’s Katherine Anderson is in Madagascar to work with colleagues at the GSF programme in the country, known locally as Fonds d’Appui pour l’Assainissement and managed by Medical Care Development International (MCDI). The Executing Agency is showing strong implementation of the programme which is delivering results through 15 Sub-grantees working in 14 of Madagascar’s 22 regions. By end June 2013 a total of 115,860 people have improved toilets (up from 85,000 by end 2012) and 449,184 people live in ODF environments (up from 251,000 by end 2012). A total of 3,743 communities have been declared ODF.
Work continues to improve monitoring and evaluation processes, with particular focus on data verification and ODF certification processes. Documentation of innovations and lessons learned is currently being carried out in partnership with the CLTS foundation. The scaling up of the GSF programme in Madagascar is being taken to the national level with the objective of encouraging all regions to implement their own programmes. The GSF programme in Madagascar’s Mid-term Evaluation outcome survey is in its final stages and the evaluation will take place in the second half of 2013.
(The article below was originally published with support from WSSCC by the International Institute for Sustainable Development, here) Presented by Water Supply and Sanitation Collaboration Council (WSSCC), State of Qatar (Qatar Fund for Development), Global Citizen, and Education Cannot Wait, this side event focused on sanitation as a key determinant of health and education. Panelists shared examples […]
(The article below was originally published with support from WSSCC by the International Institute for Sustainable Development, here) This side event convened to launch and discuss the findings of a global review on the effectiveness of national accountability mechanisms on progress towards the water and sanitation targets of SDG 6. The report is available online […]
On July 11, 2018 Simavi and WSSCC hosted a panel discussion during the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, about “Putting Menstrual Health on the 2030 Agenda.” This event was the 5th of a live webinar series related to menstrual health management and was attended by over 100 in person and online participants. The event […]
Mr. Ali Abdulla Al Dabbagh, Deputy Director General for Planning at the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), and Mr. Rolf Luyendijk, Executive Director of the UN-hosted Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), will speak to policy- and decision-makers in New York on Thursday, 12 July 2018, about the high returns that sanitation and hygiene […]