Cameroon

Commitments from the 2014 High Level Meeting

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Progress Overview

Total: 4 Commitments

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Political Prioritization

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Evidence-Based Decision Making

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Country Processes

Commitments

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Double the government's investment budget in the sanitation sub-sector by 2015.

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Political Prioritization

Financing

Milestones of Progress:

The 2015 Finance Act has allocated extra financing for investment to the Ministry of Water and Energy from 103 billion in 2014 to 120 billion in 2015.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

The Ministry in charge of water must continue to demonstrate the importance of taking into account the sanitation issue, and consequently argue the necessity of increasing the budget allocated to the Sector in the National Assembly budget debates.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

No, unlikely


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some influence

Operationalize the national and regional-level WASH coordination committees by March 2016, on the basis of a financed annual action plan.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Coordination and Alignment

Milestones of Progress:

 Revitalization of WASH committees at the national level effective, in the process of being organized at the regional level.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

 Organize the necessary financing for these Committees.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Possible (with extra effort)


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some influence

Have a Water and Sanitation Information System in place by December 2015 producing up-to-date and publicly-accessible data.

2015
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Evidence Based Decision Making

National Monitoring Systems

Milestones of Progress:

Information Management System on Water and Sanitation already organized, but putting it in operation is still a challenge and would require extra financing.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

 Obtain the necessary financing as the organization and use of the data from surveys and studies require important resources.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Possible (with extra effort)


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some influence

Develop, document and disseminate mechanisms for the fair and sustainable supply and management of water and sanitation facilities by March 2016.

2015
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Evidence Based Decision Making

National Monitoring Systems

Milestones of Progress:

Ongoing process at the Ministry in charge of water and would need financial support.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

 The search for the required financing is in progress.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Possible (with extra effort)


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some influence

Long term Vision

  • ASSURER UN ENVIRONNEMENT DURABLE
  • Réduire de moitié, d’ici 2015, la population qui n’a pas accès de façon durable à un approvisionnement en eau potable ni à des services d’assainissement de base.
  • Augmenter le taux de couverture national de 34% en 2010 à 57% en 2020

Stakeholders involved in developing commitments

  • Un comité représentatif des structures membres de la plateforme a mené cette activité. Le 04 mars 2014, les membres de la plateforme WASH se sont réunis pour valider les documents pays.

Open Defecation Target

  • sanitation to 60%