Ministers of Finance should increase funding for the enabling environment, make more use of micro and blended finance, and address the inequities in allocation of finance in the sector.
|Title||Financing WASH : how to increase funds for the sector while reducing inequalities : position paper for the Sanitation and Water for All Finance Ministers Meeting|
|Publication Type||Briefing Note|
|Year of Publication||2017|
|Authors||Fonseca, C., Pories, L.|
|Pagination||23 p. : 6 boxes, 6 fig.|
|Publisher||IRC, water.org, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Simavi|
|Place Published||The Hague, the Netherlands|
This Position Paper addresses three key issues that are receiving limited attention in the water and sanitation sector discussions on finance:
These issues require urgent attention from Ministers of Finance as they work with relevant ministries to develop financing strategies that will enable their respective countries to meet the ambitious targets set forth in Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6).
In addition to achieving SDG 6, direct outcomes of addressing these key issues include the following desirable impacts:
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