Progress towards MDG 7 (Water)
Only 8 of the 24 countries of the region are on track to meet the water target of the MDG 7.
Seven countries are not on track, 5 have made insufficient progress and 4 have no sufficient data.
Progress towards the MDG water target
The 8 countries that are on track are Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Mali.
The 5 countries that are not on track are: Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Senegal.
The 3 countries that have made insufficient progress are: Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Togo.
The 3 countries that have no sufficient data are: Congo, Gambie, Equatorial Guinea and Sao Tome-and-Principe.
last update: March 2010
Progress on drinking water and sanitation
•A snapshot of drinking water in Africa (June 08)
•A snapshot of sanitation in Africa (June 08)