USAID Water and Development Technical Series: WASH Governance

This brief is part of USAID 's Water and Development Technical Series, which provides guidance on important topics for developing and implementing water and sanitation activities in support of the U.S. Government Global Water Strategy and USAID’s plan under the strategy.


The purpose of this brief is to provide a common definition of governance for the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) engagement in the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and water resources management (WRM) sectors and to describe the process of analysis, strengthening, measuring, and reporting on improvements in WASH and WRM governance.