Burundi

Commitments from the 2014 High Level Meeting

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Progress Overview

Total: 6 Commitments

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The Ministry of Water and the Ministry of Hydraulic Infrastructure and Basic Sanitation, along with the Ministry of Health, will cooperate to harmonise existing WASH policies and strengthen the monitoring and evaluation framework for the establishment of a process to eliminate open defecation, over the 2014-2016 period.

2015
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Political Prioritization

Visibility

Milestones of Progress:

Documents on National Policy for WASH, WASH strategy and action plan. Water Code and Guide to indicators for WASH all available; draft versions of Hygiene Code and strategy; Implementation Guide and Manual for trainers in CLTS programmes.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

 Enactment of the Hygiene Code and drafting of implementation documents; validation of documents on CLTS.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Yes, likely


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Highly Influential

The Ministry of Finance will strengthen the FONIC (National Communal Investment Fund) by increasing the budgetary allocation devoted to sanitation. According to recent studies, 80 million dollars need to be mobilised from the development partners to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, of which 56 for clean water and 24 for sanitation, aimed at communities, schools and health centres. A gradual annual increase in the national budget allocation also needs to be ensured, of 0.5% for clean water and 1.5% for sanitation by 2016.

2015
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Financing

Milestones of Progress:

Strengthening of FONIC-National Municipal Investment Fund by appointment of technical assistant; increase of financing for 2015 confirmed (internal and external financing); progress in internal financing from 100 Billion BIF in 2014 to 150 Billion in 2015.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Audit of the pilot phase of the project; organization of the Joint Fund, round table; mobilization of funds.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

No, unlikely


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some influence

The Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Hydraulic Infrastructure and Basic Sanitation, in cooperation with the Ministry of Water and Ministry of Finance, will develop a financing plan to be incorporated into the Mid-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) 2015-2017 as well as a mechanism for monitoring WASH expenditure.

2015
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Visibility

Milestones of Progress:

Definition of CDMT-Medium Term Spending Framework needs on the basis of Strategies Actions Plans and PCDC-Municipal Plans for Community Development; some progress in evaluation of WASH spending for the Joint Sector Reviews; development and validation of a mobilization strategy for WASH financing.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Harmonization of the Planning and Expense Monitoring processes for WASH; operational activation of the Coordination and Monitoring Framework (a CNCE-National Coordination Committee for the Water and Sanitation Sector was recently set up).



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Possible (with extra effort)


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some influence

The Ministry of Hydraulic Infrastructure and Basic Sanitation, in cooperation with the Ministry for Municipal Development, will produce a capacity building plan for implementing the PCDCs (Community Development Plans) for the WASH sector.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Decentralization

Milestones of Progress:

 Sector Annex to guide available and support to the development of Municipal Plans for Community Development (PCDC); Progress in management of tenders and in Project Management in almost all municipalities.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Operational activation of the Coordination and Monitoring Framework; enactment of the decentralization law; tools for Capacity Strengthening to be completed and harmonized.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Possible (with extra effort)


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some influence

The Ministry of Water and the Ministry of Hydraulic Infrastructure and Basic Sanitation will cooperate with the Ministry of Health to include the training programme on Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS) in the system of training to be provided to workers in the country's priority municipalities.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Decentralization

Milestones of Progress:

National strategy for CLTS; Implementation Guide and Manual for trainers being validated; CLTS implemented in seven municipalities.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

 Integration of other Stakeholders in the Quarterly Coordination Meetings; extend CLTS to 10 municipalities in 2015; promotion of ecology-friendly agronomical technologies (AKASUGA).



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Possible (with extra effort)


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Highly Influential

The Ministry of Water, the Ministry of Hydraulic Infrastructure and Basic Drainage and the Ministry of Health will produce a comparative study of sanitation approaches for the urban poor with a view to better guiding interventions in terms of equity.

2015
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Evidence Based Decision Making

Evidence

Milestones of Progress:

Pro-poor WASH policy validated; transfer of management of public standpipes in urban and peri-urban areas; promotion of WASH in 5 towns in the country interior involving the poor.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

 Operational activation of the Pro-Poor Strategy. Study for Sanitation Master Plan in three other towns.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Possible (with extra effort)


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Highly Influential

Long term Vision

  • des réalisations universelles quant à l’accès à l’eau et à l’assainissement A l’horizon 2016 et en milieux urbains à travers tout le pays
  • éradiquer la pratique de défécation à l’air libre et à fournir un système minimum standard WASH à 100% de la population à l’horizon 2025
  • priorité à la fourniture des services de base aux populations rurales les plus pauvres, avec des taux de malnutritions élevés, et des aménagements informels en mi

Open Defecation Target

  • éradiquer la pratique de défécation à l’air libre à l’horizon 2025

Update Submitted By

  • Name: NIYONZIMA Tite: Director General of Water Infrasstructure and Basic Services.

Stakeholders who participated in the progress review

  • NIYONZIMA Tite, Executive Director, Organization: Executive Director for Water Infrastructures and Basic Sanitation. MUYUKU Prosper, Head of Department, Directorate for the Promotion of Health, Hygiene and Sanitation. SENDANGA Emmanuel, Director, Executive Director for Water Infrastructures and Basic Sanitation. DEBERI Rémégie, Policy Advisor, Directorate for the Promotion of Health, Hygiene and Sanitation. CIZA Fabien, Policy Advisor, Direc