Despite massive investments in rural water supply in Tanzania, the number of people with access to improved water sources has not increased. This begs the question, what could be the reason for this stagnation?
Africa's governments should "put resolute actions in favour of water and should confront the immediate challenges of scarcity of safe and clean water." a plea by Hon. Kibaki at the opening of the 6th Africa Water Week (AWW) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) and the national governments jointly prepare for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6) and the Dakar N'gor Declaration on Water and Sanitation.
Civil Society Organisations in the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector have called upon the African Ministerial Council on Water (AMCOW) to take action to ensure universal access to sustainable services, leaving no one behind.
The Tanzanian Ministry of Water has adopted the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF) to help make water and sanitation services sustainable. Tanzania is now the seventh country to use this innovative tool, which was developed by the IRC-led WASHTech project.
In 2010, UNDP's Poverty Group and Environment and Energy Group launched a joint project to examine to what extent the domestic private sector in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) contributes to achieving the target for access to safe water under MDG7. The project carried out in-depth case studies of three...
The way in which public funds are used to support sanitation can have widely diverging results in terms of provision of sustainable sanitation services, particularly in terms of effectiveness and equity.