Political commitment to sanitation can be translated to results on the ground through: prioritisation throughout all government departments and implementation alongside continuous learning and adaption.
|Title||Making sanitation happen : turning ‘political will’ into action|
|Publication Type||Briefing Note|
|Year of Publication||2016|
|Authors||Hueso, A, Mason, N, Matoso, M, Northover, H, Perez, EA, Booth, D|
|Secondary Title||Project brief|
|Place Published||London, UK|
This policy brief is based on the WaterAid research project 'Beyond political commitment to sanitation: navigating incentives for prioritisation and course correction in Ethiopia, India and Indonesia' conducted by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI).
It analyses and provides recommendations on how national governments and external stakeholders can translate their commitment to delivering universal access to sanitation into action. The two key recommendations are:
First, to cascade political prioritisation to lower government levels and across critical ministries. How?
Second, to invest in timely course correction to address bottlenecks. How?
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