Data sources are necessary to provide evidence. How can data be used for planning and accountability?
|Title||Monitoring the progress of national targets towards SDG 6: the data challenge: getting the data and using it|
|Year of Publication||2022|
|Authors||Allély, D, Bocoum, D, Aguessy, M|
|Corporate Authors||World Health Organization, -Water, UN, GLAAS, UNICEF|
|Publisher||Government of Ghana, IRC, UNICEF|
Countries have embedded SDG 6 aspirations in their strategies by setting national sector objectives. In this context, appropriate sources of data to track progress and for evidence-based action is essential.
At the All Systems Go Africa symposium 19-21 October 2022, WHO and UNICEF convened a session on the data challenge and how data sources are necessary to provide evidence, and how data can be used for planning and accountability.
Presenters included: Djoouro Bocoum [National Director of Hydraulics, Ministere Des Mines, Mali] and Didier Allély [WHO]. The session was chaired by Goufrane Mansour [Aguaconsult]
The session was organised under thematic area 3: improving evidence-informed decision making and accountability.