Financing the sector in challenging countries
The data from 5 countries show that good utility performance is possible even in poor countries and in challenging country-level governance contexts.
Financing the sector in challenging countries: evidence that there is more than leaking buckets.
A typical inefficient urban water utility effectively wastes up to half of the financial resources available to it.
To close the SDG financing gap, we need to both fix the leaking bucket and fill more buckets.
The GIZ-commissioned study "Improving access to urban water sustainably in sub-Saharan Africa and beyond: A way forward for German Development Cooperation and its Partners based on a review of two decades of involvement in urban water sector reforms in Africa.