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Madagascar joined SWA in 2010. The government is engaging partners around 5 objectives: 1) advocacy and substantive research to increase the participation of partners to achieve the vision Madagasikara Madio 2025 and the SDGs, 2) Multi-stakeholder participating in the elaboration and implementation of the Madagascar Emergence Plan 2019-2023 around WASH, 3) engagement in the monitoring mechanism, 4) advocacy for budget increases to support Madagascar, and 5) together with the government, ensuring the harmonization of the interventions in each region to reduce inequalities.

Commitments by the government

Progress Report April 2020

Finalize the framework documents governing objectives, commitments and logical frameworks that will serve as a road map to achieving the SDGs by the end of 2019.
Reviewing progress
Increase access to drinking water by 70 per cent by the end of 2023. Become 90 per cent open defecation-free by the end of 2023
Reviewing progress
Allocate approximately $180 million to the WASH sector over the next three years (2019–2021), of which about $40 million will be earmarked for sanitation and hygiene. The Ministry responsible for WASH will continue to advocate for a 25 per cent increase in this commitment as early as 2019.
Reviewing progress

Commitments by partners

From 2019, civil society participation in advocacy towards the Ministry for increased funding to the sector to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
Reviewing progress
Within eight months, identify the three best practices to improve access to WASH in the poorest and most inaccessible areas, and submit them to the government for implementation.
Every six months following the HLM, civil society will monitor implementation of the country's commitments with the government and other actors.
Reviewing progress
Rija Ramarosandratana
Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Arsène Raveloson
Civil Society Organization for Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (OSCEAH)


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Key documents Type
South-South Learning on WASH in Schools, in the crisis response to COVID-19 & post-crisis sustainability
Madagascar - Collaborative Behaviour Country Profile
Madagascar 2019 SMM Country Brief


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Making WASH a political and financial priority in a time of COVID-19

Making WASH a political and financial priority in a time of COVID-19

On 9 April, SWA organised a global webinar entitled “Making WASH a political and financial priority in the time of COVID-19”...
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