Rwanda

Commitments from the 2014 High Level Meeting

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Progress Overview

Total: 9 Commitments

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Increase government budgetary allocation for WASH sector by at least 18 % every year, by end 2016 to increase the number of interventions within the WASH Sector resulting into increasing equitable access to water supply, hygienic sanitation and promote safe hygiene practices and enhance sustainability.

2015
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Political Prioritization

Financing

Milestones of Progress:

During the next fiscal year the Government of Rwanda will increase the domestic budget allocated to WATSAN by 2.6 times from the previous fiscal year.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Continuously allocated sufficient budget to WATSAN Sector.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Yes, likely


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some Influence

Actively engage with development partners and private sector to mobilize required resources to achieve universal access and sustainable operation and maintenance of WASH services by 2020. The private sector will be encouraged to participate in the interventions within the WASH Sector by implementing large scale infrastructure projects through a Public Private Partnership arrangement.

2015
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Political Prioritization

Financing

Milestones of Progress:

A study on how to implement large-scale water supply and sanitation infrastructure projects has been conducted and validated.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Actively engage development partners and private sector for resources mobilization. Dissemination of the study on how to implement the large scale water supply and sanitation infrastructure projects to all the stakeholders.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Possible (with extra effort)


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some Influence

In line with the ongoing formalization of the sector-wide approach (SWAP), ensure effective and efficient WASH sector coordination, planning, resource mobilization, implementation and monitoring with the aim to achieve Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS-II) and MDG targets.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Coordination and Alignment

Milestones of Progress:

The SWAp structure has been approved and a Coordinator has been recruited. A mapping of all the stakeholders intervention in WASH is ongoing.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Fully operationalize the SWAp Secratariat.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Yes, likely


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some Influence

Functionalize the SWA Secretariat.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Capacity (incl. HR)

Milestones of Progress:

A coordinator of the SWAp Secretariat has been recruited and is now working.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Recruit the remaining staff on the approved SWAp structure.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Yes, likely


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some Influence

Develop operation and partnership principles between the Government of Rwanda and Development Partners.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Coordination and Alignment

Milestones of Progress:

The consultant to conduct the review and update of the existing National WATSAN Policy is ongoing, this adress commitment will be adressed during the policy review.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Conduct the study to review and update the existing National WATSAN Policy.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Yes, likely


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some Influence

Develop an agreed and comprehensive Sector Investment Plan by all partners to complement the existing Sector Strategic Plan, by end 2016.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Policy and Plans

Milestones of Progress:

The consultant to conduct the review and update of the existing National WATSAN Policy is ongoing, this adress commitment will be adressed during the policy review.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Conduct the study to review and update the existing National WATSAN Policy.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Yes, likely


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some Influence

Streamline and strengthen the existing performance contracting mechanism (Imihigo) for WASH between local and central government by end 2015. This will be done by signing performance contract between Central Government and Local Government for implementation of WASH interventions to be implemented in a fiscal year.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Decentralization

Milestones of Progress:

The Local Government has been instructed to implement small water supply by the National Leadership Retreat.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Follow up the inclusion of WASH perfomance contract (imihigo) in Local Government Planning.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Yes, likely


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some Influence

The government of Rwanda, through a consultative process, will develop, and initiate implementation of, a national sanitation and hygiene strategy, by end 2015.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Policy and Plans

Milestones of Progress:

A consultative meeting on how scale up the implementation of the Community Based Environmental Health Promotion Program (CBEHPP) has been conducted where an Action Plan has been produced.



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Implementation of the action plan elaborated. Operationalize the Community Hygiene Clubs established around the Country.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Yes, likely


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Highly Influential

Establish an autonomous water and sanitation public corporate to ensure efficient service delivery and sustainability, by end 2015.

2015
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National Planning Processes

Capacity (incl. HR)

Milestones of Progress:

The Government of Rwanda has established the Water and Sanitation Corporation (WASAC).



Steps Remaining to Fully Achieve:

Fully operationalize WASAC.



Likely to Achieve for 2016?

Yes, likely


Influence of 2014 HLM on progress of commitment:

Some Influence

Update Submitted By

  • Name: Bruce UWONKUNDA: Environment Specialist, LVWATSAN II, WATSAN M&E Team Leader, WASAC