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Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone joined SWA in 2010. Sierra Leone to a large extent has been building on and implementing the use of country systems, this is manifested through the constant engagement between Government and its development partners, in order to ensure alignment of donor programs with not only the overall Government development Agenda but also with the strategic plans of the ministries.

Commitments by the government

Progress Report April 2020

Increase government budgetary allocation for WASH services from 3% of the GDP to 10% by 2023 and scale up domestic resource mobilization for WASH services
Reviewing progress
Reducing open defecation from 17 % to 11% by 2023 and implementing sanitation at scale to ensure no one is left behind
Reviewing progress
Review SDG action Plan for WASH with realistic timelines- since the adoption of the SDGs in 2015
Reviewing progress

Commitments by partners

Support the government efforts to eliminate open defecation and improve access to basic sanitation, especially developing national ODF elimination road map and implementing sanitation at scale (leaving no one behind)
Reviewing progress
Support the government efforts in monitoring and reviewing its performance towards achieving SDG goals, including evidence generation to support implementation.
Reviewing progress
Ms. Doris Bah
Ministry of Health and Sanitation
Musa Ansumana Soko
Civil Society


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Sierra Leone 2019 SMM Country Brief


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SWA 2019 Webinar - Outcomes of the 2019 SMM and Follow-up Actions (English #2)

SWA 2019 Webinar - Outcomes of the 2019 SMM and Follow-up Actions (English #2)

The webinar focused on the outcomes and follow-up actions for the Sector Ministers Meeting which was held in Costa Rica on 4...
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