water service delivery

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Madagascar's Urban Water Challenge (360 degree film)

On the outskirts of Madagascar’s capital city, Antananarivo, getting enough water every day can be a difficult task.

The national water utility JIRAMA is extending the water network out to people living in informal settlements, thanks to support from the Water & Development Alliance (WADA), a partnership between USAID and Coca-Cola.

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Final Report

Philippine Water Revolving Fund (PWRF) Follow-On Program – Final Report

The Philippine Water Revolving Fund (PWRF) was an innovative lending program that leveraged public funds with private financing for water and sanitation projects. USAID brought to bear its technical assistance to design, assess feasibility of and structure the Fund; build capability among market players; and provide marketing and institutional support at operational stage. It also provided credit enhancements to private investors.

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Webinar: How WASH Financing Facilities Can Close the Finance Gap for Universal Access

An estimated $114 billion annual financing gap is preventing countries from providing universal access to water and sanitation. How are countries going to fill this gap? As part of its effort to address this challenge, USAID’s Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Finance Project (WASH-FIN) reviewed the landscape of financing facilities designed to aggregate, leverage, and blend sources and uses of finance for WASH and other sectors. 

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Institutional Reforms Expand Water Access in Cabo Verde

Cabo Verde, an extremely water-scarce country, faces a number of challenges in the water and sanitation sector. In 2012, the Government of Cabo Verde signed its second compact with the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), with $41 million dedicated to the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Project. The WASH Project was designed to establish a financially sound, transparent, and accountable institutional basis for the delivery of water and sanitation services to Cabo Verdean households and businesses.

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Joining Forces for Better Services: When, Why, and How Water and Sanitation Utilities Can Benefit from Working Together

This report describes the methodology applied and outcomes of the Global Study on WSS Utility Aggregation implemented by the World Bank Water Global Practice. The work conducted has allowed providing concrete, evidence-based guidance to policy makers and practitioners regarding when, why, and how water and sanitation utilities can work together (“aggregate”) to successfully deliver specific policy outcomes, such as better services or lower costs.

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Network Analysis of Actors Affecting Rural Water Service Delivery In Kamuli District, Uganda

As part of the Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership (SWS), Whave Solutions Ltd. undertook a network analysis of the actors involved in rural water service delivery in Kamuli District, Uganda in April 2018. This study set out to understand the structure of the network of actors involved in water service delivery; to identify the factors that influence services and how they relate to specific actors; and to contribute to the understanding of how to study, analyze, and strategically act to influence water service delivery systems.

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Reform of the Urban Water and Sanitation Sectors in South Sudan

The Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation in Africa (SUWASA) program in 2009. SUWASA was a regional initiative to foster the transformation of water and sanitation delivery services in Africa to achieve their long-term financial sustainability through the application of market-based principles.