Learning from a Review of one of Southern Africa’s Largest Rural Sanitation Programmes

by | April 3, 2018 | Latest, Will Tillett

The Zambia Sanitation & Hygiene Programme (ZSHP) aims to reach 3.6 million people in rural areas with improved sanitation and hygiene practices, and covers 68 districts of the country. The £23 million DFID funded programme is implemented by UNICEF and the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ). It started in 2011, and is due to finish in September this year.

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Aguaconsult completes a multi-city review of private sector engagement in FSM services in Africa

by | March 29, 2018 | Goufrane Mansour, Latest, Will Tillett

In September last year, Aguaconsult was commissioned by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) to undertake a review of experiences in engaging the private sector in FSM services. The review focussed on cities where BMGF and DFID had funded such initiatives, which included Accra, Blantyre, Dakar, Durban, Freetown and Kampala.

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Tracking local governments expenditure on sanitation Challenges and early findings

by | March 3, 2018 | Goufrane Mansour, Latest

Aguaconsult, in partnership with Maple Consult, is investigating local expenditure on sanitation and hygiene services in four districts in Ghana. The consultancy was commissioned by the Environmental Health and Sanitation Department (EHSD) with support from UNICEF Ghana. Goufrane Mansour (Aguaconsult, project manager), Robert Van Ess (Maple Consult, national WASH expert) and Didier Allély-Fermé (Aguaconsult associate, technical lead) reflect on some of the challenges involved and the emerging picture on public financing for sanitation.

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Grown-up finance for the rural water sector

by | November 27, 2017 | Julia Boulenouar, Latest

The challenge of achieving the SDGs is upon us and with this concrete and short-term objective, the sector is finally taking the issue of financing more seriously, which is a very good thing but not before time.

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Aguaconsult joins the Heart Consortia

by | September 25, 2017 | Harold Lockwood, Latest

In November 2016 Aguaconsult joined the HEART consortia, which provides DfID with on-demand rapid, quality technical assistance for their programmes around the world.

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