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Sanitation Policy

(Monitoring the eThekwini declaration)

Last edited by Zach White at WaterAid 5 months ago

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2
= Good progress
1
= Some progress
0
= No progress
n/a
= Don't know
Category Criteria Rating Justification
Verdict (out of 20) 6
Policy Did they sign eThekwini? 0
Is there a national sanitation policy? 1

Trafficlight score: 0.5/1 Criteria: Is there a rural/ urban sanitation policy agreed by stakeholders and approved by cabinet (either gazetted as part of a national policy or as a standalone policy)?

Is there one national sanitation plan to meet the MDG target? 0

Trafficlight score: 0.15/1 Criteria: Is there a sanitation plan (roadmap, strategy, eThekwini action plan, AfricaSan 3 Priority Action plan, SWAp etc) including clear roles and responsibilities, financing plan, timeframes and M+E system?

Institutions What profile is given to sanitation within the PRSP? 1

Criteria: Is there a sanitation plan (roadmap, strategy, eThekwini action plan, AfricaSan 3 Priority Action plan, SWAp etc) including clear roles and responsibilities, financing plan, timeframes and M+E system?

Is there a principal accountable institution to take leadership? 2

Trafficlight score: 0.89/1 Criteria: Is there a government agency with a clear mandate to lead and coordinate the policy development and planning of the rural urban sanitation and hygiene subsector?

Is there one coordinating body involving all stakeholders? 1

Trafficlight score: 0.47/1 Criteria: Is the ministry of education/health/water participating in sanitation coordination?

Finance Is there a specific public sector budget line for sanitation? 0

Trafficlight score: 0.17/1 Criteria: s there a separate and clearly defined budget line for sanitation?

Is 0.5% of GDP allocated to sanitation? 0

Trafficlight score: 0.05/1

Is there a sanitation monitoring and evaluation (M+E) system? 0

Trafficlight score: 0.25/1 Criteria: Is there a national information system that covers sanitation and that is used to inform decisions /strategy and resource allocation for sanitation?

Monitoring Do institutional sanitation programs include gender aspects? 1

Trafficlight score: 0.38/1 Criteria: Do national sanitation policies/strategies include specific provision for women, including menstrual hygiene managemnt needs?

Verdict (out of 20) 6
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