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Assessing Progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals. MDG Report 2013. Food security in Africa: Issues, challenges and lessons. Executive summary

Assessing Progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals. MDG Report 2013. Food security in Africa: Issues, challenges and lessons
  • Assessing Progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals. MDG Report 2013. Food security in Africa: Issues, challenges and lessons
  • African Development Bank (AfDB), African Union Commission (AUC), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). May 2013
  • As the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) target date of 2015 approaches, this report takes stock of Africa's progress. This 2013 MDG report reveals a mixed pattern successes and failures, improvements and challenges, innovations and obstacles. The report summarizes Africa's MDG performance and identifies the best performing countries by indicator. Information about Target 7C: Halve, by 2015, the proportion of the population without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation, as well as on factors hindering progress in access to safe drin...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa
  • Main themes: Food security, Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Sanitation, Water supply

MDG Report 2012. Assessing Progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals. Emerging perspectives from Africa on the post-2015 development agenda
  • MDG Report 2012. Assessing Progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals. Emerging perspectives from Africa on the post-2015 development agenda
  • African Development Bank (AfDB), African Union Commission (AUC), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). July 2012
  • The 2012 Africa MDG Report tracks progress to the MDGs and offers a perspective on the continent's development priorities for the post-2015 development agenda. Target 7C: Halve, by 2015, the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation, is analysed in Section II.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa
  • Main themes: Drinking water, Information and data, Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Post-2015 agenda, Poverty reduction, Public policy, Sanitation, Water supply

Assessing Progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals. MDG Report 2011
  • Assessing Progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals. MDG Report 2011
  • African Development Bank (AfDB), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). 2011
  • This report presents an overall assessment of Africa's progress toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Progress towards Goal 7, Ensure Environmental Sustainability, and specifically towards Target 7.C `Halve, by 2015, the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation-, is assessed in Section II of the Report. Section III takes as its thematic focus social protection programs, including water-related programmes, as they relate to the MDGs in a selected number of African countries. Section IV concludes with...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa
  • Main themes: Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Monitoring, Poverty reduction, Rural areas, Sanitation, Urban areas, Water supply

Water sector governance in Africa. Volume 2 'Assessment Guidelines'
  • Water sector governance in Africa. Volume 2 'Assessment Guidelines'
  • African Development Bank (AfDB). November 2010
  • This report provides an overview and assessment of the state of water sector governance in Africa - looking at a very broad range of governance-related elements, including legislation and regulation, decentralization and devolution, sector-wide approaches, financial management, monitoring and evaluation, accountability and corruption as well as civil society participation, gender, alternative service provision, public-private partnerships and equitable service delivery. The study highlights current thinking and research on all these key elements and issues af...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa
  • Main themes: Corruption, Equity, Financing, Gender, Human right to water and sanitation, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), Legal aspects, Monitoring, Participation, Water governance, Water policy, Water services

Water sector governance in Africa. Volume 1 'Theory and Practice'
  • Water sector governance in Africa. Volume 1 'Theory and Practice'
  • African Development Bank (AfDB). November 2010
  • This report provides an overview and assessment of the state of water sector governance in Africa - looking at a very broad range of governance-related elements, including legislation and regulation, decentralization and devolution, sector-wide approaches, financial management, monitoring and evaluation, accountability and corruption as well as civil society participation, gender, alternative service provision, public-private partnerships and equitable service delivery. The study highlights current thinking and research on all these key elements and issues af...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa
  • Main themes: Corruption, Equity, Financing, Gender, Legal aspects, Monitoring, Participation, Water governance, Water management, Water services

Guidelines for user fees and cost recovery for urban water and sanitation. Short version

Guidelines for user fees and cost recovery for urban, networked water and sanitation delivery
  • Guidelines for user fees and cost recovery for urban, networked water and sanitation delivery
  • African Development Bank (AfDB). October 2010
  • This document addresses the issues of urban, predominantly networked, water supply and sanitation. The main objective of these guidelines is to provide guidance to AfDB Group Task Managers and other stakeholders as well as to enhance the design and implementation of financially sustainable water sector projects and programmes. A key objective of these guidelines is to enable service providers to deliver better services to all, within the context of a protected environment, through accessing enhanced revenue and finance flows whilst acknowledging that direct f...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Cost recovery, Fee collection, Sanitation, Tariffs, Urban areas, Utility services, Water supply, Water User Associations

Guidelines for user fees and cost recovery for rural water and sanitation. Short version
  • Guidelines for user fees and cost recovery for rural water and sanitation. Short version
  • African Development Bank (AfDB). October 2010
  • Executive summary of the Guidelines for user fees and cost recovery for rural, non-networked, water and sanitation delivery.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Cost recovery, Fee collection, Rural areas, Sanitation, Small-scale providers, Tariffs, Utility services, Water supply, Water User Associations

Guidelines for user fees and cost recovery for rural, non-networked, water and sanitation delivery
  • Guidelines for user fees and cost recovery for rural, non-networked, water and sanitation delivery
  • African Development Bank (AfDB). October 2010
  • This document addresses the issues of rural, non-networked water supply and sanitation. The main objective of these guidelines is to provide guidance to AfDB Group Task Managers and other stakeholders as well as to enhance the design and implementation of financially sustainable water sector projects and programmes. A key objective of these guidelines is to enable service providers to deliver better services to all, within the context of a protected environment, through accessing enhanced revenue and finance flows whilst acknowledging that direct full cost re...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa, Global
  • Main themes: Cost recovery, Fee collection, Rural areas, Sanitation, Small-scale providers, Tariffs, Utility services, Water supply, Water User Associations

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