Cote d'Ivoire

SWA partner since 2010

SWA Focal Points


  • Government

  • Métongnon Firmin Dijgbenou, Directeur Général, Direction Générale de la Construction, de l’Assainissement, de la Maintenance et de l’Architecture

  • Development Partner

  • Suzanne Gbaguidi, WASH Specialist, UNICEF Cote d'Ivoire

  • Daniel Spalthoff, Manager WASH, UNICEF Cote d'Ivoire

  • Civil Society Partner

  • Ange Baimey, Executive Director, JVE Cote d'Ivoire

Key statistics


Access to improved drinking water in 2012 was estimated at


Access to improved sanitation in 2012 was estimated at


Out of the 78,1% which use unimproved sanitation, percent that practice open defecation:


For every dollar invested in sanitation,
the average economic return is $3**

For every dollar invested in water supply,
the average economic return is $1.5**

* WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) for Water Supply and Sanitation, 2014. ** Global costs and benefits of drinking-water supply and sanitation interventions to reach the MDG target and universal coverage”. World Health Organization, 2012.


Cote d'Ivoire WASH-Related Documents


SWA High Level Meeting Commitments

WASH sector data and analysis

Government policies, strategies and guidelines

Regional documents