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Sector Financing

SDG Costing Tool

This spreadsheet-based tool can be used by countries that would like to calculate the investments needed to fulfill the SDG targets as well as the financing gap.

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Planning Monitoring and Review

Understanding the WASH Sector

Intended for implementation partners and/or civil society organizations, this framework outlines how to carry out an analysis of the capability, accountability and responsiveness (CAR) of the WASH sector at the national level.

Planning Monitoring and Review

Implementing the OECD Principles on Water Governance

This report takes stock of the OECD Water Governance Principles’ use and evolving practices, and provides an indicator framework building on lessons learned from their implementation in different countries and contexts. It is aimed at interested cities, basins, regions and countries wanting to strengthen their water policies.

Crosscutting Areas

WASH Bottleneck Analysis Tool (WASH BAT)

WASH BAT has been designed as a sector tool for use by governments and development partners for WASH sector strengthening. It enables a systematic identification of factors (or “bottlenecks”) that prevent achievement of sustainable service delivery within national or subnational WASH targets and helps stakeholders to define activities aimed at removing the root causes of these bottlenecks.

Sector Policy/Strategy

The Sustainable Development Goals for Water and Sanitation Services: Interpreting the Targets and Indicators

The aim of this document is to clarify the key concepts introduced through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for developing water and sanitation services. It further provides water, sanitation and international development sector stakeholders with options for actively playing a part in achieving these SDGs.

Planning Monitoring and Review

OECD Water Governance Indicator Framework

The Water Governance Indicator Framework provides a voluntary multi-stakeholder self-assessment tool to understand the performance of water governance systems at city, basin, regional or national scales. Its primary objective is to stimulate a transparent, neutral, open, inclusive and forward-looking dialogue across governments and other stakeholders on what works, what does not, what should be improved and who can do what. It is also a tool supporting the implementation of the OECD Principles on Water Governance.

Planning Monitoring and Review

Water Point Data Exchange Standard

This tool provides a global standard for collecting and sharing data on water points.

Planning Monitoring and Review

Water Point Data Exchange Global Data Repository

The Water Point Data Exchange Global Data Repository contains data on over half a million water points around the world and can be used to improve decisions and inform learning.