Madagascar

Commitments from the 2014 High Level Meeting

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Progress Overview

Total: 13 Commitments

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Political Prioritization

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Provide effective and lasting access to clean water for more than 3,100,000 additional people nationally by 2016 (2,400,000 in rural areas and 700,000 in urban areas), bearing in mind aspects of vulnerability, equity and gender.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Policy and Plans

Milestones of Progress:

Installation of 4187 Drinking Water access points, 541 957 more people reached.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Organization of all BPOR-Budget Programme by Objective and by Region (March 2015) for 5 Regions; Review of the Water Code and implementation at the municipal level for project management (authorization and STEATH- Municipal technical Services for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) for all infrastructures (September 2014); development of a long term Sustainability Strategy for WASH services and professionalization of the Drinking Water Sector activities relating to design, implementation and management; increase of financing allocated to building infrastructures.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Yes, likely


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Highly Influential

Finalise the institutional reform of the JIRAMA water and electricity company, which is responsible for the urban water supply.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Capacity (incl. HR)

Milestones of Progress:

 Reform of Madagascar energy policy; technical and financial audit of the JIRAMA company (Water and Power Company of Madagascar); changes in management personnel of company implemented.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Reform of pricing system for water and power; changes to the governance documents of the JIRAMA company (Water and Power Company of Madagascar); reform of the Water Code articles relating to Project Management.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Yes, likely


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some influence

Increase the budget for maintaining existing systems and reduce the rate of breakdowns lasting more than 2 months by half.

2015
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Political Prioritization

Financing

Milestones of Progress:

Inventory of troublesome facilities; search for extra financing for the maintenance of existing infrastructures; increase of budget allocated to maintenance.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Strengthening of capacity of private sector entities and Civil Society Organizations and positive implementation of technical standards in effect aiming at ensuring the long term sustainability of infrastructures.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Possible (with extra effort)


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some influence

Reduce the practice of open defecation to 30% by 2016 and extend the use of sanitary facilities to more than 4,500,000 additional people.

2015
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Political Prioritization

Visibility

Milestones of Progress:



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Drafting of 3 Master Plans for urban sanitation (September 2014-December 2016); drafting of a National Sanitation Policy (4 components) for the period August 2014-December 2015); drafting and adoption of National CLTS document and harmonization.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

No Data


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some influence

Build around 6,600 institutional latrines in basic health centres, schools and public places by 2016.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Policy and Plans

Milestones of Progress:



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

No Data


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

No data

Establish a clear charter of responsibility for those in charge of sanitation.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Coordination and Alignment

Milestones of Progress:



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

No Data


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

No data

Produce an Urban Sanitation +G140:G216Master Plan (SDAU) for 8 large towns in Madagascar as an essential Reference and Planning Document that will enable priority hygiene and sanitation actions to be planned and taken in order to improve the safety of the towns, and reduce health and environmental risks.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Policy and Plans

Milestones of Progress:

Development of a Master Plan for Urban Sanitation (SDUA) for the Greater Tana area.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

 Planning of future activities; promotion of good management of investments; optimization of Sanitation Policy and advocating for implementation of identified measures with Partners.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Possible (with extra effort)


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

No data

Ensure the implementation of existing Master Plans for the Integrated Development and Management of Water Resources and put national and local structures in place through which to implement IWRM.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Capacity (incl. HR)

Milestones of Progress:

Development of a Master Plan for the Development and Integrated Management of Water Resources (SDAGIRE) for the catchment area of the river Betsiboka; development of 3 Master Plans for Water and Sanitation (SDEA) for the three fluvial basins agencies of the South of the country: South-East; South-West and Center-West.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Developing the GIRE concept (Integrated management of Water Resources); drafting of the other Master plans; implementation of existing Master Plans for Facilities and Integrated Management of Water Resources (SDAGIRE).



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Possible (with extra effort)


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

No Influence

Continue the efforts to decentralise the sector by making the municipalities the actual project managers and by giving the decentralised technical departments powers and resources in terms of staff, equipment and techniques in order to ensure regional planning, management, monitoring and coordination.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Decentralization

Milestones of Progress:



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

 Improved the Monitoring & Evaluation system; implementation of the deconcentration and decentralisation principles (STEATH- Municipal technical Services for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene deployed); strengthening of capacity of assigned management personnel; certification of personnel.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Possible (with extra effort)


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some influence

Strengthen cooperation amongst the actors by reviving the national and local-level dialogue platforms. Build civil society's capacity to conduct advocacy and raise issues.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Coordination and Alignment

Milestones of Progress:

Regional WASH committees organized and ready at the regional and district levels.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Support for the mobilization of the private sector platform for WASH at the national and regional levels.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Possible (with extra effort)


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

No data

Increase the financial resources allocated to the Ministry of Water so that they exceed the 2013 budgetary allocations.

2015
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Political Prioritization

Financing

Milestones of Progress:

Increase of budget allocation by government for WASH Sector in 2015 estimated at 25%.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

(i) Lobbying of the Government for increases in the budget allocated to the Water and Sanitation sector.


(ii) Advocating among Donors and Technical and Financial Partners (PTF) requesting financial support of the WASH sector.




Likely to Achieve for 2016?

No Data


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Highly Influential

On the basis of long-term planning, establish a dialogue mechanism with the technical and financial partners and reduce the sector's funding GAP by three quarters by 2016, with the help of external financing.

2015
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Political Prioritization

Financing

Milestones of Progress:



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

No Data


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

No data

Decentralise the Ministry of Water's budgetary management and implementation.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Decentralization

Milestones of Progress:



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Organization of a meeting (round table) with donors with the support of Technical and Financial Partners (PTF).



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Possible (with extra effort)


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

No data

Long term Vision

  • Achieve universal access by 2025
  • eliminate OD by 2018

Stakeholders involved in developing commitments

  • Ministry of Water and Ministry of Finance

Open Defecation Target

  • eliminate OD by 2018

Update Submitted By

  • Name: Dr HAMELO Solphi Joli (Ph.D.): Executive Director, PAEAR National Coordinator, Executive Directorate for WASH, Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene of Madagascar.