Benin joined SWA in 2010. Benin identified the following 3 commitments for achieving SDG6:
1) Adopt national strategies on promotion of hygiene and basic sanitation in rural, urban and peri-urban areas, as well as the national strategy on drinking water supply in rural areas 2017 - 2030;
2) Establish a national agency on water quality; and
3) Commission studies on inequalities in the WASH sector and draw an action plan to address the problems identified.
Moreover, the country intends to 4) constitute an inter ministerial committee to explore innovative financing for WASH and 5) place more importance on the hygiene, basic sanitation and wastewater management sub-sectors.